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Sheena Cassidy

Sheena Cassidy

Call 2001


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Deputy Head of Chambers, Sheena Cassidy is a Family and Asset & Tax recovery specialist.


Notable Cases

Gohil v Gohil [2015] UKSC 61 – Supreme Court hearing of Mrs Gohil’s appeal in relation to an order setting aside of a consent order where there was evidence of material non-disclosure. Sheena was instructed to advise on aspects of the case involving the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.

Re White; Re Gangar [2015] All ER (D) 273 – application for a certificate of inadequacy by defendants founds guilty of a ponzi-scheme fraud.

Earp v Seamer [2014] EWHC 3776 (Admin) - case involving whether a trust deed created in relation to a property identified as available for confiscation was in fact a sham
Re Ali [2012] EWHC 2302 (Admin) - claims by five third parties to beneficial interests in properties held in the name of a defendant subject to a confiscation order. Considered principles applicable to the establishment of a beneficial interest.

W v W [2012] EWHC 2469 – case involving a claim for a financial remedy by a wife after a confiscation of over £2M was made against her husband. Considered the circumstances in which payment of tainted funds towards property could lead to an equitable account of those funds being taken.

Stodgell v Stodgell [2009] EWCA Civ 243 - appeal by an applicant wife from a decision that her claims for ancillary relief should be adjourned until a confiscation order made against her husband had been paid. Examination of different types of confiscation order, in particular where an order related to unpaid tax.

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News

April 15 2016:

Michael Parroy QC represents SFO in Tom Hayes confiscation hearing ...read more


November 10 2015:

Oliver Powell & Sheena Cassidy invited to give FCA Seminar ...read more


October 26 2015:

3PB elects new Head and Deputy Head of Chambers ...read more


... more news

Academic Qualifications

MA (Hons) (Cantab)

Professional Bodies

  • Family Law Bar Association
  • Proceeds of Crime Lawyers' Association