On Thursday 15 March 2018, Michael Polak from Church Court Chambers’ international team appeared on a panel in a House of Commons Committee room put together for the launch of a report on the situation regarding the Rohingya in Myanmar, They Ran For Their Lives....read more
On Saturday evening, Lewis Power QC, Michael Polak, and Diana Constantinide of Church Court Chambers’ International Team were guests of honour at the Universal Peace Federation where they spoke about the situation in Myanmar and the Myanmar Inquiry, an independent...read more
Yasin Patel is currently instructed to defend Nathan Charles in a multi-defendant murder case being tried at the Central Criminal Court in Operation Nunton. Following the murder of a man in Essex last year, Charles and three other defendants are on trial for the...read more
Yasin Patel’s client was acquitted at the Central Criminal Court on Friday 2nd March, as the jury in the high-profile terrorism case, Operation Osmoregulation, convicted all but one of the defendants of charges relating to preparatory acts of terrorism, dissemination...read more
Alex Balancy secures the acquittal of his professional celebrity cage fighter client after a 6-week trial.
Alex’s client was one of 10 defendants charged with conspiracy to supply cocaine in the High Wycombe area. Two other defendants were tried earlier and convicted of possession with intent to supply cocaine. Two of the 10 defendants pleaded guilty and the trial...read more
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....read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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.read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more