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Tata Steel UK Ltd Prosecution


Austin Stoton prosecuted Tata Steel UK Ltd following the uncontrolled release of a carcinogenic, mutagenic, flammable toxin from a process plant at a facility in Scunthorpe in 2011 for offences…

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Inquest return verdict of lawful killing


Ian Stern QC, instructed by Scott Ingram of Slater & Gordon, represented the Authorised Firearms Officer who went under the cipher I7 at the coroner’s inquest in Peterborough into the…

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Optometrist’s gross negligence manslaughter conviction quashed by the Court of Appeal


Ian Stern QC leading Sandesh Singh (instructed by Stokoe Partnership) represented Honey Rose in her successful appeal against her conviction for gross negligence manslaughter. Mrs Rose was the first optometrist…

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Richard Whittam QC prosecuted Royal Marine Commando Ciaran Maxwell at the Central Criminal Court


Ciaran Maxwell was a serving marine when he was arrested in August 2015 at Norton Manor Camp in Taunton.  Police searches revealed he had 43 hides of ammunition and explosives…

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Sandesh Singh successfully represents the General Dental Council in two High Court appeals


Sandesh Singh, instructed by the GDC’s in-house legal team, acted for the respondent regulatory body in relation to two statutory appeals to the High Court. The issue in both appeals…

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Barclays Bank Investigation


Jim Sturman QC (Instructed by Neil Blundell of Eversheds Sutherland) acted for a senior executive caught up in the SFO investigation into Barclays bank after drafting representations on behalf of…

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Shauna Ritchie defends contractor acquitted of Health and Safety Charge


Shauna Ritchie, instructed by Gary Rubin of Blackfords LLP Regulatory Team, represented a contractor charged in connection with the death of an electrician on a construction site. Following a two…

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Richard Matthews QC and Shauna Ritchie represent Principal Contractor acquitted after trial of Health and Safety at Work Act charges


Richard Matthews QC, leading Shauna Ritchie, instructed by Ashleigh Harold of My Business Counsel, secured the acquittal of WCL – principal contractor for a major construction project in Hannover Square,…

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Operation Hornet (HBos)


Simon was junior counsel for the first defendant in the very high profile prosecution of HBoS directors and businessmen arising out of alleged fraud and corruption connected to the HBoS…

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FA acquittal


Jim Sturman QC represented Steve Evans, the manager of Mansfield Town on a charge of threatening the 4th official in a match. The case was heard before a Regulatory Commission…

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