John Davies



John has extensive experience in all types of investigations and prosecutions brought by a multitude of agencies with the Crown Prosecution Service, HMRC and the Financial Conduct Authority being just three examples.

This background will be of particular use to individuals and corporate clients seeking to defend allegations of any nature and also to those seeking assistance with risk management, compliance queries and internal investigations to identify potential wrongdoing within their organisation.

Recent highlights:

  • Acting for a leading supplier of hygiene products facing a Civil Aviation Authority investigation following a significant shipment of products by air without appropriate packaging or labelling.
  • Advising an outgoing company director in the insurance sector as to his position concerning a potential bribery incident that he had reported internally.
  • Acting for a former financial director of a major retailer, who had been investigated by the Financial Conduct Authority in relation to allegations of insider dealing.
  • Advised the partners of a haulage business in relation to allegations of fraudulent timesheets and tachograph offences being investigated by what is now the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency.
  • Assisting a local steel business with an investigation concerning a former employee in relation to allegations of wrongdoing, breaches of fiduciary duties and acting against the company’s interests.
  • Acting for individuals concerning a building collapse in Sheffield in proceedings brought by the Health and Safety Executive.

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