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Legal 500 2019

 

Church Court is a leading multi-disciplinary set with a proud reputation for being professional, approachable and modern. Our Members, including 6 Queen’s Counsel and 48 juniors, have an enviable back catalogue of high-profile and complex matters across a range of practice areas.

 

LATEST NEWS

“Tax Avoidance and Evasion? Legal or Illegal?” – An Article by Yasin Patel

Tax Avoidance and Tax Evasion. What is the difference? One is illegal and one is smart tax planning. But which is which? Local Authorities, sports players, managers have all been in the press recently accused of one and stating it is the other. And what of Offshore...

Stephen Bailey Success In Serious County Lines Case

Success for Stephen Bailey in serious county lines case. The defendant stabbed two drug addicts in the stomach. The stabbing and injury of one of the two was described by the crown as a “gutting”. The crown presented the case as a revenge attack, as a result of the...

Kevin Molloy Secures “Stunning” Acquittal in Attempted Murder trial at the Old Bailey

Kevin Molloy from Church Court Chambers secured a stunning acquittal at the Old Bailey this week. The defendant was on trial for Attempted Murder, s.18 GBH and Arson. The case arose out of an allegation that the defendant had poured petrol over the complainant in a...

Michelle Clarke and Maria Karaiskos discuss Knife Crime on Inspire FM

Michelle Clarke and Maria Karaiskos discuss the law on Knife Crime and how it is dealt with on Ask Your Lawyer on Inspire FM. If you wish to instruct Michelle Clarke or Maria Karaiskos please contact the Clerks Room, their full profile may be viewed through the...

Chris Johnston Secures Acquittals on All Counts After Two Trials for Taxi Driver in Sexual Assaults

Chris Johnston secures acquittals on all counts after two trials for taxi driver in sexual assaults on disabled female passengers. Following allegations by two women that the client had sexually assaulted them in their wheelchairs whilst in their respective homes,...

Kerim Fuad QC Concludes Another High Profile, Evidentially Overwhelming and Sensitive Old Bailey Trial

Mr Fuad QC and Ms Bignall both of Church Court Chambers represented Mr T.P who accused of the Murder of his wife and Arson with intent to endanger his family and an alternate count of reckless Arson. After a 13 day trial before the Common Serjeant of London, the jury...

“Drones – The Good, The Bad And The Ugly” – An Article by Yasin Patel

Yasin Patel and Amy Hazlewood explore the problems surrounding drones, from their use in humanitarian activities to drugs being smuggled in prisons, and their place in the current law and future legislation. To download the article please click the following...

Liam Loughlin Secures Quashing of Murder Conviction in Uganda

Liam Loughlin of Church Court Chambers successfully quashes murder conviction of NA on appeal in Uganda and NA has now been released. This represents the culmination of years of hard work on a case that Liam first became involved in when he established the Kigula...

Chiara Maddocks Enjoys Success in the Court of Appeal.

Chiara Maddocks represented a client who had pleaded guilty to a historic series of rape and serious sexual assaults against a 13 year old victim. The client had been assessed as a dangerous offender by the lower courts and sentenced to a twelve year extended sentence...

Guy Williamson & Michael Polak share Great Success in Kidnapping Trial at Northampton Crown Court

Church Court’s Guy Williamson and Michael Polak successfully defended a wife and husband who were accused of kidnapping a youth. After a 5-day trial at Northampton Crown Court the jury returned unanimous not guilty verdicts. The defendants were ecstatic with the...

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