This year, David Osborne was invited to contribute to an international human rights organisation report into the Thailand backpacker murder trial of Zaw Lin and Wai Phyo. The Burmese nationals had been convicted of the rape and murder of Hannah Witheridge and David Miller and face the death penalty.
Old Bailey Solicitors, through personal contacts and membership of international groups has links with superb criminal lawyers across the globe. Our friends have represented detainees at Guantanamo Bay, defendants at the Hague facing war crimes trials and cross-border companies.
If you have a case abroad or a UK case with an international element we will be able to put together a team to fight your corner on all fronts.
Here are some examples of our recent work:
- R v S
International drug trafficking ring involving foreign telephone intercepts.
A huge number of drug importation cases from Gatwick airport.
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Advising a foreign national as to his liability for a tax fraud and implications for travel.
- R v A
The largest copyright fraud case in UK history with witnesses as far as Indonesia and Hong Kong.
- R v J
Advising a high profile businessman in India regarding the risks of extradition to the UK and negotiating with HMRC with a view to clearing his name.