“The Benefit of Lying on a CV : R v Andrewes  UKSC 24” – A Case Comment by Colin Witcher and Fiona McAddy
The confiscation regime laid down by the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (“POCA”) has often proved confusing and difficult. Striving for logic has often been the trap that advisors fall into, for in the correct application of the regime, logical is not always a term that one can apply to the result. However, in the view of the present authors, logic and fairness were very much the tramlines for the recent approach of the Supreme Court in R v Andrewes.
Colin Witcher and Fiona McAddy explore this topic in their latest article.