Ex-Cooley Atty Gets August Trial Date In Corruption Case

Law360, London (November 19, 2020, 1:57 PM GMT) -- A judge set an August trial date on Thursday for a former Cooley attorney and his wife, an anti-corruption expert, who are charged in connection with an alleged £1.3 million ($1.7 million) corruption scheme. 

Former Cooley lawyer Joshua Brien and Melissa Khemani, a former lawyer with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, will go on trial on Aug. 9, Judge Gregory Perrins said at a hearing at Southwark Crown Court.

Brien has been charged with several counts of fraud and money laundering over his conduct while employed as an advisor for the Commonwealth, an international association mostly of former British colonies, and...

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