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LATEST NEWS

EDWARD BOATENG-ADDO SECURES ACQUITAL FOR IT EXPERT CHARGED UNDER THE COMPUTER MISUSE ACT 1990.

Edward Boateng-Addo secured an acquittal for an IT expert accused of hacking into his ex-girlfriend’s email account. After a “captivating closing speech” the jury returned not guilty verdicts within 30 minutes. Edward was instructed by Lawtons Solicitors in Hertford....

SUCCESSFUL OUTCOME FOR LESLEY MANLEY

LESLEY MANLEY WAS INSTRUCTED TO REPRESENT A VULNERABLE CLIENT OF GOOD CHARACTER WHO WAS ALLEGED TO HAVE COMMITTED THE OFFENCE OF CONSPIRACY TO BLACKMAIL ON TWO SEPARATE OCCASIONS, CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT FALSE IMPRISONMENT AND WITNESS INTIMIDATION. MISS MANLEY’S CLIENT...

1st Cypriot Young Lawyer Awards (YLA) 2018 held at Nicosia Hilton on 27 April 2018 a Success

1st Annual Cypriot Young Lawyers Awards The first Cyrpiot Young Lawyers Awards were held at Nicosia Hilton on 27 April 2018 where the winners of the 9 awards were announced. The Young Lawyer Awards were established to acknowledge and reward the exceptional work of...

Church Court Chambers are delighted to announce our association with Glover Chambers – Mauritius.

Chambers are delighted to announce the launch of its working partnership with Glover Chambers in Mauritius. Glover Chambers headed by Mr Gavin Glover SC are involved in some of the highest profile legal matters in Mauritius and it surrounding area. The two chambers...

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Michael Polak Represents British Businessman Incarcerated in Belarus

Michael Polak has been instructed to represent the British businessman Alan Smith who is incarcerated in Belarus. This role has involved communicating with Alan’s family, his Belarussian Lawyer, and the British Embassy in Minsk and seeking to ensure that Alan is not...

Lewis Power QC Secures Acquittal In Youth Murder Case

Following a trial at the Hove Crown Court in which a young 16 year old youth had died as a result of a knife attack , Lewis' s client was the only Defendant acquitted on all charges. A key theme which was at the heart of this case and which is all too prevalent in...

Diana Constantinide speaks at University of Westminster on ‘How to become an international legal practitioner’

On the 4st May 2018, Diana Constantinide, a member of Church Court Chambers, who has experience in international law, was invited by International Law Students Association who has its headquarters in Chicago, to deliver a speech about ‘How to become an international...

Against the Odds Not Guilty Verdict in Blackmail Trial for Michael Polak at Luton Crown Court

Michael Polak’s client was accused of forcefully gaining entry to a house whilst armed with a knife and threatening that he would return to kill a member of the household if a sum of money was not paid to him. The prosecution called two witnesses who lived at the...

DOUBLE SUCCESS AT SNARESBROOK CROWN COURT FOR LESLEY MANLEY

Lesley Manley represented a vulnerable Afghan Refugee accused of the attempted rape and sexual touching of a 13 year old school girl. The complainant was extremely vulnerable and required the assistance of an intermediary and extremely sensitive cross-examination. The...

LATEST ARTICLES

The Jurisdiction of the Military Court Martial – An article by Jo Morris and Fiona McAddy

The reach of military justice is extensive; it stops at neither serviceman nor service offences.  The military Court Martial has ... Read More

Interpretation of Legislation under the Human Rights Act

The Situation before the Human Rights Act In the traditional doctrine of statutory interpretation, the courts looked at the ordinary ... Read More

Sexual offences – has one excess bred another? An article by Lesley Manley & Jo Morris

In the light of the recent discredited allegations of a paedophile ring at Westminster we must consider whether the pendulum has swung ... Read More

Slavery in the corporate world : is your business complicit? An article by Kevin Molloy and Colin Witcher

The new Prime Minister Theresa May has announced a review of the Modern Slavery Act 2015; it is clear that corporate compliance shall ... Read More

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