OB v The Director of the Serious Fraud Office

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtCourt of Appeal (Criminal Division)
JudgeLORD JUSTICE GROSS
Judgment Date01 February 2012
Neutral Citation[2012] EWCA Crim 67
Docket NumberCase No: 201102730
Date01 February 2012

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  • R Gavin James (Claimant/Appellant) v HM Prison Birmingham and Others Birmingham City Council and Another (Interested Parties)
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 9 February 2015
    ...for criminal convictions do not carry the keys of their prison in their own pockets: see Director of the Serious Fraud Office v B [2012] EWCA Crim 67, reported at [2012] 1 WLR 3170, where the Criminal Division of this court, in a judgment handed down by Gross LJ, cited that memorable phras......
  • Director of the Serious Fraud Office v O'Brien
    • United Kingdom
    • Supreme Court
    • 2 April 2014
    ...[2014] UKSC 23 THE SUPREME COURT Hilary Term On appeal from: [2012] EWCA Crim 67 Lord Mance Lord Wilson Lord Carnwath Lord Hughes Lord Toulson R and O'Brien (Appellant) Appellant Alun Jones QC Colin Wells (Instructed by Morgan Rose) Respondent Edward Jenkins QC Ben Douglas-Jones (Instructe......
  • R v Kenny
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 30 January 2013
    ...if only to dispose of it. That a breach of a restraint order involves a civil contempt (see, Director of the Serious Fraud Office v B [2012] EWCA Crim 67; [2012] 1 WLR 3170) is neither here nor there. First, it is settled law and obvious that the offence of perverting the course of justice......
  • Brenton Henry v Her Honour Mrs. D. Gallimore-Rose
    • Jamaica
    • Supreme Court
    • 20 December 2016
    ...attachment proceedings as a civil process and was not to be classified as a criminal offence. Counsel also referred to OB v Director of the Serious Fraud Office [2012] 3 All ER 999 and Halsbury's Laws of England, 5 th Edn. 2012, Volume 22, at paragraph 2 where civil contempt is defined as a......
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