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A Question Of Perception

Gavin McFarlane of Temple Chambers Cardiff ruminates on the current dilemna facing Richard Broadbent
A question of timing
Good timing is an ingredient of success in most of life's activities. Therefore one must sympathise with Richard Broadbent whose letter complaining about my comments on the London City Bond cases was being set in type at the very moment that an even greater debacle was taking place in the Court of Appeal. Described as the most expensive fiasco in the history of Customs the prosecutions based on Operation Stockade — linked to the London City Bond cases — were quashed on 22 January when the appeal judges concluded that one of the principal witnesses an investigator...

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