Case Study

Anita Clifford Bright Line Law
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Bank account forfeiture success
Anita Clifford secured success in a recent bank account freezing and forfeiture case. The police dropped the freezing on the account and the forfeiture hearing which was due to take place at Luton Magistrates Court. The result of Anita’s representation...
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jonathan fisher QC
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Jonathan Fisher QC gives evidence to the Joint Committee on the Draft Registration of Overseas Entities Bill
On Monday 4 March Jonathan Fisher QC gave evidence to the Joint Committee on the Draft Registration of Overseas Entities Bill, which he described as a “welcome development” to address the asymmetrical treatment of domestic and offshore entities. He raised...
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Russel Hopkins Brazil Dam Collapse
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BLL’s Russell Hopkins instructed on mass claim
SPG Law has instructed BLL barrister Russell Hopkins on a mass claim following the disastrous collapse in 2015 of the Bento Rodrigues dam at an iron-ore mine in Minas Gerais, Brazil. The multi-billion pound claim is against BHP Billiton, one...
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Crown Court London
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Bright Line Law win Hawala cash forfeiture appeal
An appeal against a cash forfeiture order has been allowed after a complex seven day re-hearing in the Crown Court. Jonathan Fisher QC, Lead Counsel, and Anita Clifford, Barrister and Principal Associate, were instructed by the appellants on a direct access basis....
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Treasury Committee
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White Collar Crime Centre’s submission in response to the Treasury Committee’s Economic Crime Inquiry
On 8 May 2018, the White Collar Crime Centre – the research and analysis arm founded by Bright Line Law– submitted a response to the Treasury Committee’s Economic Crime Inquiry. The Centre’s submission focused on the ‘the impact of the...
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