Monthly Archives: July 2014

R v James Collins

Allan Compton, instructed by John Dance of Clarke Kiernan solicitors, secured a suspended sentence for a defendant who pleaded guilty to conspiring to fraudulently evade duty payable upon imported tobacco….

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R v Young

James Harrison, instructed by Kemps Solicitors, acted for Gary Young, one of 3 defendants acquitted following a ruling by HHJ Stead that the conduct of undercover officers amounted to entrapment….

Category: Cases |

4th Amendment Money Laundering Directive – Beneficial ownership in the spotlight

On 5 February 2013 the European Commission published their proposals (2013/0025 (COD)) for a Fourth Amendment to the European Directive in relation to money laundering (Directive 2005/60/EC of 26 October…

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Ofcom v CHSTV

Chris Saad, instructed by John Martyn of Howard Kennedy FSI, represented CHSTV, a community satellite channel after it had come under investigation by Ofcom. Ofcom raised concerns that an advertisement…

Category: Cases |

Operation Bromelia

Quentin Hunt acting on behalf of Mohammed Ullah and co represented SH, an Asian male accused along with 17 others of sexual offences committed against young women in the West…

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R v Hanna (Operation Weeting)

William Clegg QC secured the acquittal of Mark Hanna, the Head of Security at News International. Hanna stood trial at the Old Bailey alongside Rebekah and Charlie Brooks.

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Mark Duggan Inquest

Ian Stern QC acted on behalf of the 11 armed Metropolitan Police Officers (including the officer who fired the fatal shot) who participated in the stop of Mark Duggan.

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R (Duggan) v HM Assistant Coroner for the Northern District of Greater London & Others

Judicial Review relating to legal directions given by the Coroner presiding over the Inquest into the high-profile death of Mark Duggan.

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Ashworth Special Hospital Inquiry

Members of Chambers acted in the Ashworth Special Hospital Inquiry.

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