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Alexander dos Santos secures acquittal for former solicitor in an FCA insider dealing trial at Southwark Crown Court

13th February 2024

Alexander dos Santos, led by Allison Clare KC of Red Lion Chambers and instructed by Daniel Cundy and Naureen Shariff of Blackfords LLP, secured an acquittal for their client (a former Clifford Chance solicitor) in an FCA insider dealing trial at Southwark Crown Court. After two months at trial, following submissions at the close of the Prosecution case, the FCA offered no-evidence on three of the nine counts and the judge ruled that the remaining six counts could not go ahead.

The case attracted significant media interest: Financial Times, Bloomberg, Legal Cheek, LexisNexis and Law360.

Read more about Alex’s practice here.


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