All aspects of account freezing orders and High Court civil recovery are to be analysed in an upcoming Rahman Ravelli and Doughty Street-hosted webinar.
The event, entitled "Account Freezing Orders and High Court Civil Recovery Criminal Practice in a Civil Age'', will be held at 4pm UK time on Thursday December 10. It will examine account freezing orders (AFOs) from all possible perspectives and look at a range of recent and significant High Court civil recovery cases.
This webinar is designed to inform and assist solicitors - and those in the business and finance sectors - that need to advise individual and corporate clients who are facing a civil action brought by a criminal law enforcement agency.
The webinar is being hosted by Nicola Sharp, legal director at Rahman Ravelli, and Jonathan Lennon, a barrister at Doughty Street Chambers.
It will examine issues, including:
- Account freezing orders in practice - and the first steps that need to be taken
- Part 5 of POCA. Its importance in civil recovery and its increased use.
- Appeals to vary and discharge freezing orders.
- The myths and realities regarding recoverable property.
- The POCA Section 241 definition of unlawful conduct; including notable cases such as ARA v Green , ARA v Olupitan  and Angus v UKBA 
- The significance of SOCA V Gale , Article 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights - the right to a fair trial - and the standard of proof.
Learn more about Rahman Ravelli and register for the webinar here.
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