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Jonathan Fisher QC writes article on restraint and confiscation changes

Jonathan Fisher has written an article, ‘Part 1 of Serious Crime Act 2015 - Strengthening the restraint and confiscation regime’ which has been published in Criminal Law Review Crim. L.R. (2015) No.10 Pages 754-765.

In the article, Jonathan comments on reforms introduced by the Serious Crime Act 2015 Pt 1 to improve the efficiency of the restraint and compliance regime for proceeds of crime. He discusses changes relating to assets held by third parties, the payment of confiscation orders, victim surcharge and restraint orders, absconding defendants, default sentences, civil liability exemptions for money laundering disclosures, and the position in Northern Ireland and Scotland.

For a copy of the article which was published on 10th September 2015, please contact Jonathan directly at

Jonathan Fisher QC is consistently ranked as a leading Queen’s Counsel by the UK legal directories for proceeds of crime cases. Jonathan can also be contacted to discuss any of the issues raised in the article at

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