Yearly Archives: 2016

Murder acquittal – Craig Rush Leading Shauna Ritchie


Craig Rush, leading Shauna Ritchie, instructed by Michael Rees of JSPS Solicitors, secured the acquittal of Anthony Smith on charges of Murder and Dwelling Burglary following a five week trial…

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Men cleared of allegations of selling “worthless diamonds and art” as part of boiler room fraud


Louise Sweet QC instructed by Philip Smith of Tuckers Solicitors represented a director who was found not guilty in boiler room fraud operating out of The Gherkin Building, multi handed,…

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Barrister cleared


Ashraf Khan represented a Barrister charged with professional misconduct Bar Standards Board. He was alleged to have breached the Code in 200 cases as instructed counsel. He was acquitted of…

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Optometrist cleared


Ian Stern QC instructed by Ella Power from the legal department of the Association of Optometrist, represented a registrant who was alleged to have dishonestly claimed about £35,000 from her…

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Jim Sturman QC acts for Chelsea FC


On Tuesday 13th December Jim Sturman QC acted for Chelsea FC who pleaded guilty to a charge of failing to control their players before an FA Regulatory Commission and were…

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Not guilty verdicts in Sible Hedingham shooting


James Harrison, instructed by Simon Samuels and Bethany Brown of JSP Solicitors LLP secured the acquittal of KS on all charges relating to the shooting of businessman Timothy Mardon at…

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Regina (Upon the prosecution of one of Her Majesty’s Inspectors of Health & Safety) v EVT Eiberger Verfahrenstechnik GmbH


In October 2016, Austin Stoton prosecuted EVT Eiberger Verfahrenstechnik GmbH. The German defendant company was a supplier of cleaning and degreasing equipment to the aerospace industry. The equipment had failed…

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Richard Whittam QC Secures Acquittal in Insider Dealing Trial


Richard Whittam QC instructed by Richard Egan of Tuckers Solicitors secured the acquittal of X, a man of good character, who was charged with insider dealing in relation to the take over…

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Richard Whittam QC prosecutes the murderer of Jo Cox MP


Richard Whittam QC led the prosecution team that successfully prosecuted Thomas Mair for the murder of Jo Cox MP. Jo Cox was the first woman Member of Parliament to be…

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Acquittal in causing death by dangerous driving trial


Christopher Martin, instructed by Paul Reddy of Slater & Gordon, secured an acquittal for WC on 9th November 2016 on an indictment alleging Causing Death and Serious Injury by Dangerous…

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