Tax consultant unlawfully arrested by HMRC

Following a short trial in the High Court, Mr Justice Knowles found that an HMRC officer had made an unlawful arrest and that the subsequent detention thereby constituted false imprisonment.

The Claimant was awarded £2,000 damages and an interim order for costs in the sum of £30,000.

Alexander Cameron QC and Robert Morris appeared for the Claimant instructed by Levy and Levy.

18th December 2014