YHFF™ MASTERCLASS: R v Stephen Day: How Team Work Brought a Dishonest Accountant to Justice?

On Thursday 11 May 16.00

We are delighted to welcome Ben Reid, Specialist Prosecutor and Tori Boycott, Proceeds of Crime Unit from the Crown Prosecution Service to the May Masterclass hosted by YHFF.


  • Working with the Greater Manchester Police,
  • Working with the NHS Counter Fraud Authority,
  • Finding the right expert witness,
  • Getting everyone to work together in one team,
  • Drafting the indictment,
  • Dealing with the defence,
  • Giving victims a voice,
  • Getting a just and fair sentence,
  • Working with the press.
  • The Confiscation proceedings:
  • Investigating all assets;
  • Establishing the benefit;
  • Hidden assets
  • Working with the Financial Investigator and Forensic Accountant;
  • Considering the effect of Bankruptcy on Confiscation proceedings;
  • PLUS SPECIAL BONUS SECTION: Introducing a new CPS team – ‘The Serious Economic, Organised Crime & International Directorate.’


Ben Reid is a Specialist Prosecutor for the Crown Prosecution Service. He specialises in fraud and economic crime.

Tori Boycott has worked for the Proceeds of Crime Unit, Crown Prosecution Service since 2017 joining as a Senior Crown Prosecutor. In 2020 she became a Specialist Prosecutor within the Unit. Her work focusses on Restraint and Confiscation proceedings for complex cases often involving high-level complex fraud, drugs offences, international assets and corporate veil considerations. Prior to joining the CPS she worked in a Corporate and Commercial Law Firm specialising in Insolvency and Restructuring. This prior experience has assisted with her current work in Proceeds of Crime and is the lead lawyer in the Unit on Restraint and Confiscation cases involving bankruptcy and liquidation.


16.00Welcome & IntroductionBen Lowans, Addleshaw Goddard LLP
16.05R V Stephen Day: How Team Work Brought a Dishonest Accountant to Justice? Ben Reid and Tori Boycott from the Crown Prosecution Service.
17.30Q & A
17.45Close followed by refreshments

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