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Michael Polak of Church Court Chambers successfully secured an acquittal for his client who was charged with GBH after a lengthy trial at Northampton Crown Court. The prosecution’s case was that there was an assault by three young men on an older man who had challenged their friends for making noise at night. Michael successfully advanced the defence of self-defence before the jury who unanimously found his defendant not guilty.
Michael was instructed by Mr. Chris Bennett of Bennett & Co Solicitors. Michael is available to be instructed in both legally aided and privately funded criminal matters.
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Alex’s client was arrested together with 2 others for allegations of Conspiring to murder his ex-wife and other offences... more
Church Court Chambers would like to congratulate Tomas McGarvey on his recent election to the Executive Committee of the The... more