Prospect Law Helps Local Authority Secure Order for Repayment of Nearly £750,000 by Rogue Landlord for Illicit Earnings From Overcrowded Properties

Prospect Law welcomes the Confiscation Order in the sum of £739,263 which Her Honour Judge Lana Wood made against Mohammed Mehdi Ali at Harrow Crown Court on 12th February. As Brent Council’s press release explains, the Confiscation Order, which was made under the provisions of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, reflects the gravity of criminal offences committed by Mr Ali over the course of many years, by his unlawful use of two properties in North London where he crammed vulnerable tenants into unsuitable and crowded accommodation with no apparent regard either to their own living conditions or of the impact on the conditions of neighbours. Prospect Law was delighted to advise and represent the Council on this important case – the largest such order made by the Courts in 2021.

Click here to read Brent London Borough Council’s press release

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