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Legal 500 2019

 

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“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...

Yasin Patel Secures Acquittal for Preachers Son over Serious Criminal Charges

A young man, represented by Yasin Patel was acquitted of serious charges of a Conspiracy to inflict Grievous Bodily Harm following a lengthy trial. Dating back to an incident in 2015, the son of a leading preacher saw the jury returning a unanimous verdict of Not...

Tomas McGarvey Secures Acquittal of London Man Accused of Supplying Class A as part of a Alleged ‘County Lines’ Conspiracy

Tomas McGarvey has secured the unanimous acquittal of a 24-year old London based man accused of organising and directing the commercial supply of crack cocaine and heroin in the Brighton and Hove area. The prosecution case centred on a ‘County Lines’ drug phone line...

Yasin Patel Represents Football Club In FA Appeal

Yasin Patel has been instructed by a Football Club to represent them in their Appeal at the FA. The high profile club has been in a dispute with the League and as a result, the matter has now been lodged with the FA for a Hearing due at Wembley Stadium soon. If...

Diana Constantinide Attended the International Criminal Court in Relation to the Sudan and Afghanistan Case

Diana Constantinide attended the International Criminal Court, on the 10th and 11th of June 2019, in relation to the Sudan and Afghanistan case and had the opportunity to meet with Victims Participation and Reparations Section, Victims and Witnesses Sections, Trust...

Chris Johnston Secures Acquittal of Brighton Man Accused of Arson with Intent to Endanger Life

Chris Johnston secures acquittal of Brighton man accused of arson with intent to endanger life, arson reckless as to whether life was endangered and arson. Following a suspicious fire in a tool hire shop beneath residential premises, the Fire Service quickly...

Yasin Patel Instructed to Represent a Leading International Sports Professional at CAS

Yasin Patel has been instructed to represent a leading professional sportsman before the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS). The Appeal before the highest Sports Court in Lausanne involves sensitive legal issues important to the athlete, governing body and the...

Michael Polak Presents at Washington Conference on Confronting Atrocities in China: The Global Response to the Uyghur Crisis

Church Court Chambers’ Michael Polak was chosen to speak at this high-level conference about the treatment of the Uyghur minority within China which was jointly organised by the World Uyghur Congress, the Uyghur Human Rights Project, the Uyghur American Association,...

“Drill Music – Art Or An Instrument For Inciting Violence?” – An Article by Yasin Patel and Amy Hazlewood

Yasin Patel and Amy Hazlewood look at the area of drill music and the law. This article is split into two parts: the first part of this article looks at the imposition of injunctions against artists who make drill music. The second part discusses the admission of...

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