Lloyd's Law Reporter Financial Crime
Barton and Another v R
Court of Appeal (Criminal Division), Lord Burnett of Maldon (Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales), Dame Victoria Sharp (President of the Queen's Bench Division), Lord Justice Fulford (Vice President of the Court of Appeal Criminal Division), Mrs Justice McGowan and Mr Justice Cavanagh, 20-21 January; 29 April 2020
Dishonesty - Stare decisis - Obiter dicta - Instruction of the Supreme Court in conflict with decision of the Court of Appeal.
David Barton ran a luxury nursing home in Birkdale, Southport. He employed Rosemary Booth as his general manager. The prosecution alleged that Barton and Booth, together with others, had groomed wealthy residents, taken control of their finances and thereby dishonestly enriched themselves.