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Matthew Harding secures acquittal in large-scale case involving counterfeit cigarettes

Yesterday, Matthew Harding secured an acquittal in a large-scale case involving the alleged importation of counterfeit cigarettes and those where the duty had not been paid. Over £3.5 million in duty was evaded in the case. Mr Harding’s client was found with £400k in cash in his lorry.

Park Square Barristers’ Allan Armbrister defended in this case. A report for his client can be seen here.

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