Patel v Mirza [2013] EWHC 1892 (Ch)

WTLR Issue: December 2013 #135





The claimant (Mr Patel) became friends with Mr Georgiou in 2004. Mr Patel was introduced to the defendant (Mr Mirza) at the end of 2008 or the beginning of 2009 by Mr Georgiou, probably at one of the poker games Mr Georgiou hosted every Friday evening.

Counsel details

Philip Shepherd QC (XXIV Old Buildings, Lincoln’s Inn, London WC2A 3UP, tel 020 7691 2424, e-mail instructed by K A Arnold & Co (Pearl House, 746 Finchley Road, Temple Fortune, London NW11 7TH, tel 020 8731 9086, e-mail for the appellant.

William McCormick QC and Faisel Sadiq (Ely Place Chambers, 30 Ely Place, London EC1N 6TD, tel 020 7400 9600, e-mail instructed by Dale Langley & Co (60 Lombard Street, London EC3V 9EA, tel 020 7464 8433, e-mail for the respondents.

Legislation referenced

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  • Criminal Justice Act 1993, s52, 55-57, 59, Schedule 2
  • Criminal Law Act 1977