Barnaby Hone on Account Freezing Orders (AFOs) – how long can they last?
2 October 2019
The following article is part of a series authored by Barnaby Hone covering all aspects of Account Freezing Orders (AFO) and Account Freezing & Forfeiture Orders (AFFOs). In this article Barnaby addresses account freezing orders and sets out the length of time they can run for and procedures for and what timeframes courts might find as ‘reasonable’.
Barnaby has a range of experience in fraud, international asset recovery, financial crime and professional discipline law, particularly in healthcare and sports law matters. He has experience of all areas of the Proceeds of Crime Act both domestically and internationally. In addition to his busy practise, Barnaby writes the chapters on International Asset Recovery and Terrorism Finance for Millington and Sutherland Williams on POCA and recently completed a series of seminars and articles on changes to POCA under the Criminal Finance Act 2017. Barnaby is ranked in Legal500 and Chambers UK directories as a leading individual in POCA and Asset Recovery law.
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