Tue, 06 Feb 2018
Gary Bell QC of No5 Barristers’ Chambers defends footballers caught up in £5m sports fraud trial. Former professional footballers and two other men have been found guilty of fraud charges after taking £5m in a fake apprenticeship scheme.
Judge Michael Tomlinson described the case as "very serious" and adjourned sentencing until 26 February, releasing all the men on bail.
Read more on the case on the Guardian’s website: https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/feb/05/ex-footballers-mark-aizlewood-and-paul-sugrue-guilty-sports-leadership-scam
Gary Bell QC is a member of the Crime Group at No5.