Notable cases


R v S [2002] EWCA Crim 2558 - counterfeit goods, statutory defence, human rights, compatibility with presumption of innocence.

R v Khalil, Danyal Adams Estate Agents Limited – fraudulent trading, residential lettings, holding deposits.

R v Hussain & Butt - advance fee fraud, mortgage brokering services.

Essex and East London Cars Ltd & Kayani - consumer protection regulations, product safety, car sales.

Poundstretcher Limited, Blockbusters Limited - underage sales, due diligence defence.

Z L Stores Limited & Zhao – counterfeit goods, product safety, laser pointers.

R v Karim - a London Borough’s first eBay fraud, counterfeit goods imported from China.

R v Marzec - importation of animals.

R v Shah - fraud, consumer protection regulations, trade mark infringement, building works.

R v Kent – manufacture/distribution of counterfeit goods.


R v Knightland Foundation & Friedman [2018] EWCA Crim 1860 – terminatory ruling, abuse of process, misconduct of planning enforcement officers.

Smart Planning Limited [2018] EWHC 2372 (Admin) – rights of entry, vicarious liability

Sarodia v Redbridge LBC [2017] EWHC 2347 (Admin) – validity of enforcement notice, nullity.


R v Adedeji & Adedeji – fraud/unlawful subletting by head of housing of a local authority.

R v Thomas, Nelson, Kiel – insider fraud, social housing register.

R v Aghalibe, R v Karicho, R v Wamalwa - council tenancy fraud, false identity documents.

R v Oshodi - right to buy fraud, unlawful subletting, confiscation.

R v Opaleye, R v Warr, R v Nyamu - fraudulently obtaining/subletting social housing.


Attorney General's Reference No 1 of 2004 [2004] EWCA Crim 1025 - unlawful eviction, statutorydefence, human rights, compatibility with presumption of innocence.

R v Shaukat – Court of Appeal, terminatory ruling, harassment of occupier

Sharomi & Sharomi – unlawful eviction, withdrawal of services, excluded tenancy