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Legal 500 2019

 

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Lewis Power QC and Michael Polak see Stunning Success in 4-Month Complex Fraud Matter

In a case where the 7 other defendants were found guilty, the Church Court Chambers team of Lewis Power QC leading Michael Polak who represented the 1st defendant on the indictment managed to escape conviction for their client. This matter involved a complex HMRC...

Kerim Fuad QC Appointed as Specialist Legal Advisor by Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou

Chambers' International Practice Group is delighted to announce that Kerim Fuad QC has been appointed by Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou (of Easyjet) as a specialist adviser for his Philanthropic Foundation, focusing on matters relating to the island of Cyprus. Kerim, the...

Colin Witcher Secures “Certificate of Inadequacy” in Unusual Historic Confiscation Case

The Applicant had been made the subject of a Confiscation Order in 2013 following conviction for dishonesty offences. In 2014, the Order was quashed by the Court of Appeal as the Order had been made in error under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002. The Order was thus...

Third Anniversary Statement on the Enforced Disappearance of Mir Ahmad bin Quasem

Lincoln’s Inn Barrister Still Missing Despite the Promises of Foreign Adviser Gowher Rizvi to Assist after Al Jazeera Head to Head Interview. Click the following link to download the statement: "Third Anniversary Statement on the Enforced Disappearance of Mir Ahmad...

“The Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Act 2019” – An Article by Yasin Patel and Amy Hazlewood

Yasin Patel and Amy Hazlewood look at one of the most important pieces of legislation passed in recent years. One that is looking to continue the “War on Terror” both at home and abroad. The article looks at The Counter Terrorism Act 2019 and its key clauses, case law...

Chambers are Delighted to Welcome Nazmeen Imambaccus as a Tenant.

Church Court Chambers are delighted to welcome Nazmeen Imambaccus as a full tenant following the successful completion of her pupillage. Nazmeen brings a wealth of knowledge and a hard work ethic to Church Court. Nazmeen is a dual qualified barrister in both England...

Paul Addison Secures Conviction On Historic Rape Trial

Paul Addison secures conviction at Woolwich Crown Court against a man who attempted to rape his 2 year old daughter in the 1970’s and committed other serious sexual offences against young female family relatives. The defendant awaits sentence. If you wish to instruct...

Yasin Patel Wins Appeal For Football Club at FA Appeal

At an FA Appeal Tribunal held at Wembley Stadium, Yasin Patel, representing a leading football club successfully overturned an FA decision to push a football club which would have resulted in their relegation from their current division. The matter heard by the Panel...

“Extradition and Brexit” – An Article by Yasin Patel and Amy Hazlewood

As October 31st 2019 draws nearer, Britain’s exit from the European Union and its exact terms become all the more important.  One particularly pertinent element of withdrawal that will affect all of the European Union is the topic of Extradition. Yasin Patel and Amy...

“The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 – Its Efficacy and Utilisation Over the Last 11 Years” – An Article by Michael Mather-Lees QC

The Corporate Manslaughter and Homicide Act 2007 (the Act), was designed to create a statutory offence, facilitating the prosecution of corporations and other bodies (organisations), and to cure the problems inherent in the “identification principle” that made the...

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