Confiscation – Concerns about Poor Recovery are a Reminder of the Importance of making sure the Order is Fair and Proportionate in the First Place
Posted by Ruth Harris | Partner
On 18th February 2019
For years, the issue of recovery of Confiscation Orders has concentrated the mind of the legal community. Confiscation Orders are made following a defendant’s conviction for certain offences. The Order aims to ensure offenders are deprived of financial benefit gained through their offending. But released figures show that only a fraction of that ordered to be confiscated is actually recovered.