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LATEST NEWS

Chris Johnston secures acquittal at Old Bailey in GBH trial involving the use of a truck as a weapon.

Chris Johnston secures acquittal at Old Bailey in GBH trial involving the use of a truck as a weapon. His client was accused of pushing his brother out of a moving truck causing the victim to cling onto the door as he drove down a residential road in broad daylight....
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Success for Pamela Brain in Historic Abuse Case.

Pamela Brain instructed by Nayan Patel of JD Solicitors represented a 60 year old man of impeccable character in respect of historic sexual allegations involving multiple complainants. As a result of her cross examination of the complainants, she was able to make a...
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ACQUITTAL AGAINST THE ODDS FOR FUAD QC AND McADDY AT THE OLD BAILEY

After a hard fought six week trial at the Old Bailey, Kerim Fuad QC and Fiona McAddy’s client, DL was the only one of the 5 defendants to be acquitted of Murder & Manslaughter. DL was unanimously acquitted. In what was one of his toughest cutthroat defences to...
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Amjad Malik QC successfully prosecutes wide reaching conspiracy

Amjad Malik QC successfully prosecuted in the trial of the remaining 4 defendants of an 18 defendant conspiracy which involved a wide-reaching conspiracy to supply wholesale quantities of high purity cocaine in the UK over a 6 month period in 2016.The supply involved...
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Chambers Welcome New Tenant Diana Constantinide

Chambers are delighted to welcome Diana Constantinide who joins our International Law team. Diana brings a wealth of experience in cross boarder issues and international human rights. Dianas profile can be viewed here...
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Richard Carey-Hughes QC Leads Paul Webb in Multi Handed Murder

Richard Carey-Hughes QC and Paul Webb start in multi handed Murder trial at Northampton Crown Court. Chambers are instructed by Chris Bennett of Bennett & Co, Northampton.
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Yasin Patel Defends In On Going Terrorism Trial At The Central Criminal Court

Yasin Patels current terrorism trial continues to attract media coverage at the Central Criminal Court. Please follow links for further information. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42704691...
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George Hepburne Scott has been invited to lecture at the 2018 International Extradition Conference to be held in Sarnico, Italy in June 2018

George will join a panel of globally renowned academics and practitioners and deliver a lecture based on his article published on New Law Journal (Lexus Nexus UK) published in July 2017 https://www.newlawjournal.co.uk/content/dawn-new-era-extradition-law  The lecture...
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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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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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