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LATEST NEWS

Yasin Patel achieves successful appeal in Fraud & Money Laundering Case

Appearing before Lord Justice Treacy at the Court of Appeal, Yasin Patel was successful in an Appeal Against Sentence in a Fraud and Money-Laundering Case. Appearing for one of the main defendants in this multi-million pound case, Mr. Patel argued that the sentence...
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Chiara Maddocks secures dramatic acquittal in serious sexual assault trial at the Central Criminal Court.

Chiara successfully defended an Uber driver accused of assaulting a woman who passed out in the back of his taxi. An application was made at trial for the disclosure of material which ultimately led to a not guilty verdict and avoided a potential miscarriage of...
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Kerim Fuad QC wins another high profile trial

Mr Fuad QC represented the main defendant a Serco detention officer, Mr H, who was accused of very serious counts of rape and sexual assault of a female detainee at Yarlswood detention centre in Clapham, Bedfordshire. In addition his client faced an allegation of...
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Michael Polak Succeeds in Human Rights Case against Prison for Failure to Provide Kosher Meals

Michael Polak, working alongside Shkar Kider of Kesar and Co Solicitors, successfully settled a human right claim against the Ministry of Justice which is responsible for the administration of HM Prison Parkhurst.  The claimant in this case is a long-serving prisoner...
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Joanna Toch secures wife a share of over half the assets invading non-matrimonial property

Joanna Toch secures wife a share of over half the assets invading non-matrimonial property on a needs argument in long-running case involving domestic abuse, disposal of assets, sham trusts, dual jurisdiction litigation, allegations of abduction, litigation conduct,...
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Robert Newcombe delivers lecture on Cyber crime to INN Group commercial and fraud specialist solicitors

Barrister Robert Newcombe of Church Court Chambers together with Tom Fairfax MD of SRM Solutions, gave a lecture entitled “Cyber Security and Cyber fraud: Trojan botnets, web-injects and mules” to solicitors (20 November 2017) of the INN Group at the City offices of...
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Robert Newcombe Completes Complex Multi-handed Drugs Conspiracy where Police Utilized Services of Convicted Child Rapist as Informant XY

Robert Newcombe, barrister at Church Court Chambers, represented a defendant in Operation Emerald, (5 handed conspiracies to supply class A drugs). Two co-accused in this complex drugs conspiracy were also defendants in Operation Shelter. A combined hearing for...
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Channel 4 News Reports on Michael Polak’s Client: Disappeared Barrister Arman (Ahmad Bin Quasem)

On Tuesday 28 November 2017 Channel 4 News reported on Michael Polak’s client, Mir Ahmad Bin Quasem, or Arman as he is known to friends and family.  Arman is a Bangladeshi barrister, also called to the Bar of England and Wales, who was representing his father before...
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MORE EXTRADITION SUCCESS FOR GEORGE HEPBURNE-SCOTT

On 16th November 2017, in the case of District Court of Koszalin, Poland v Rafal Szpiec, heard at Westminster Magistrates' Court, District Judge Inyundo discharged Mr Szpiec from the European Arrest Warrant that he faced. This was notwithstanding that it was a...
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Kevin Molloy of Church Court Chambers has been ranked in 2018 edition of Chambers and Partners.

Furthermore, he has been invited onto the “Section 28 Local Implementation Committee” as the sole representative for the Independent Bar. The committee is headed by HHJ Warner and will oversee the implementation of recorded cross-examinations in vulnerable witness...
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LATEST ARTICLES

The dawn of a new era in extradition law? – An article by George Hepburne Scott.

Please follow link below to read George Hepburne Scotts article on extradition published in the New Law Journal. ... Read More

Military Justice – an Unfair System?

Military jurisprudence seeks to regulate both service and civilian injustices. Every fighting force throughout history has found itself Read More

Marine A – The Fog of Law – Article by Shaun Esprit and Jo Morris

The case of Acting Colour Sgt Alexander Blackman, commonly known as Marine A, is a controversial one. The actions of our servicemen are Read More

Military Justice – the Severity of Sentencing – An Article by Shaun Esprit and Jo Morris

Servicemen do not usually dwell upon their rights. Theirs is a life for those who can place duty before entitlements.  Servicemen are ... Read More

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