Collins (John Kenneth) v Director of Public Prosecutions [2021] EWHC 634 (Admin)

“This was an appeal by way of case stated relating to the enforcement of a confiscation order imposed in the wake of the notorious Hatton Garden job, which has been described as ‘the largest burglary in English legal history’ and which has already been the subject of no fewer than three feature films and a major 4-part television serial. The point raised on the appeal was described by Edis LJ as ‘novel and short’ and related to the calculation of the default terms of imprisonment where members of a criminal gang are each made the subject of confiscation orders based at least in part on the value of criminal property which they together acquired in the course of a joint enterprise or as the result of a criminal conspiracy ...”

ADDED Wednesday 7th April 2021