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Royal Household Corruption Convictions

Reporting restrictions were lifted yesterday in the case of R v Harper and Ors at Southwark Crown Court.

David Durose, leading Nicholas Hearn, secured convictions against Ronald Harper a former senior manager within the property department of the Royal Household. In each of two separate trials Mr Harper was convicted of conspiring with the directors of a number of mechanical and electrical engineering companies to receive corrupt payments in return for showing favour regarding the award of mechanical and engineering contracts.