Yearly Archives: 2017

Acquittal in historic sexual allegation


Jim Sturman QC (instructed by Mohammed Sajid Bismillah of Tuckers) acted for X, an elderly man charged with a sexual offence allegedly committed approximately 35 years ago. X was acquitted by…

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Austin Stoton prosecutes HSE breaches where £1,000,000 fine imposed


Austin Stoton prosecuted Sembcorp Utilities (UK) Ltd, Central Industrial (Northern) Limited (CIS) and R & A Kay Inspecting Services Limited (RAK). Sembcorp, a Singaporean utilities company are the main energy…

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The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2017 rankings


The 2017 edition of the Legal 500 directory was released on 11th October 2017, and Chambers was pleased to have received a total of 66 recommendations. Chambers was recommended as…

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Acquittal in causing death by dangerous driving trial


Jim Sturman QC (instructed by Mark Brookes of Clyde and Co) acted for X, a man of good character, who was acquitted at the Judge’s direction. The Crown’s case had…

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Lavinia Woodward – Oxford Crown Court


Jim Sturman QC, instructed by Gary Bloxsome and Rachel Wilson of Blackfords, acted for Lavinia who was sentenced to a suspended sentence for unlawful wounding of her former boyfriend on…

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Richard Matthews QC secures acquittal of director of gross negligence manslaughter charge


Richard Matthews QC represented the director of a construction company who was tried at Luton Crown Court with gross negligence manslaughter who was acquitted at the judge’s direction at the…

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Bill Clegg QC & Simon Baker advise on human rights breaches by Turkish government following 2016 coup attempt


Bill Clegg QC, assisted by Simon Baker, was instructed to advise on the legality under the ECHR of the prosecutions brought by the Turkish State in the aftermath of the…

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Richard Whittam QC appointed a Justice of Appeal of the Court of Appeal of the Falkland Islands and South Georgia and the Sandwich Islands


Chambers is delighted to announce the appointment of Richard Whittam QC as a Justice of Appeal of the Court of Appeal of the Falkland Islands and South Georgia and the…

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Opinion on the Legality of the Actions of the Turkish State


A summary of an opinion on the legality of the actions of the Turkish State in the aftermath of the failed coup attempt in 2016 and the reliance on use…

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Watford FC fined by the EFL


Jim Sturman QC, instructed by Stephen Shotnes of Simons, Moorhead and Burton, acted for Watford FC in EFL disciplinary proceedings against the Club that concluded this week. See The Telegraph for…

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