Lawyers are debating the benefits of introducing U.S.-style plea bargaining in U.K. fraud cases following the guilty pleas of three former NatWest bankers last week.
Former Bar Council Chairman Stephen Hockman QC is due to submit a report on the use of plea negotiations in fraud cases by the end of the year and many leading litigation partners are behind the idea if the process remains transparent.
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