Yearly Archives: 2018

Green Signal! Proceeds With Caution


In light of the legalisation of drugs in other jurisdictions, Thomas Daniel considers the application of the UK’s money laundering offences in relation to lawful activities performed overseas. Overview The…

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Chambers and Partners: 2019 Edition


The 2019 edition of the Chambers & Partners guide to the legal profession was released on 1st November 2018. We are delighted that the 2019 edition continues to regard 2…

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Legal 500


The 2018 edition of the Legal 500 directory was released on 29th October 2018, and Chambers was pleased to have received a total of 77 recommendations. Chambers was recommended as…

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Fraud Acquittal


Stan Reiz successfully defended DS against a charge of being knowingly concerned in the fraudulent evasion of excise duty on alcohol. DS was one of five defendants accused of evading…

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Christopher Martin secures acquittal at Court Martial in Sexual Assault allegation


Christopher Martin represented a senior soldier (Warrant Officer Class 1) charged with two sexual assaults of a female bar worker at a military function.  A conviction would have had far…

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Fraud acquittal


Following a six week trial, Jacqueline Carey, leading Vedrana Pehar, secured the acquittal of the second defendant accused of money laundering.  The case was a private prosecution brought by a…

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A new book by William Clegg QC “Under the Wig” – A lawyer’s stories of murder, guilt and innocence


Published today by Canbury Press. In his book, Bill Clegg QC revisits some of his most high profile cases providing a unique insight into his work as a defence barrister.

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Alex Stein and Michael Levy appear in The Pensions Regulator v Dominic Chappell


On 21st September Her Honour Judge Henson QC sitting with two lay magistrates refused Mr Chappell’s appeal against conviction at Hove Crown Court. Mr Chappell, who was convicted of three offences contrary…

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“Business as usual?”


Jamas Hodivala examines the Court of Appeal decision in ENRC v SFO [2018] EWCA Civ 2006, which raised important issues of principle as to the proper scope of legal professional…

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Court of Appeal tacitly condones entrapment by conscientious vigilantes


On 31st July 2018, the Court of Appeal handed down Lord Burnett CJ’s judgment in the case of R v TL [2018] EWCA Crim 1821[1], which was a successful appeal…

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