Chappell Blames Ex-BHS Owner For Woes At Tax Fraud Trial

Law360, London (October 21, 2020, 4:26 PM BST) -- The owner of high street chain BHS told a London jury on Wednesday that the company's former owner, British retail tycoon Philip Green, misled him about its pension deficit and promised "as a knight of the realm" to resolve a dispute with the pensions regulator.

Dominic Chappell, pictured arriving at court earlier this month, is charged with defrauding HMRC out of taxes on income from his ownership of BHS. (Getty) Testifying in his own defense at a tax fraud trial, Dominic Chappell accused the billionaire of using his knighthood as an assurance that he would deal with the loss-making store chain's £350...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!