Yearly Archives: 2019

Louise Oakley acts for the prosecution in case that makes legal history

Louise Oakley, led by Tom Little QC, prosecuted Michael Weir at the Central Criminal Court for two separate murders committed in 1998 of Leonard Harris and Rose Seferian. Michael Weir…

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Stephen Vullo QC acts in John Broadhurst appeal

Stephen Vullo QC acted for the appellant in his appeal against a sentence of three years and eight months after a guilty plea to manslaughter (the prosecution dropping the charge…

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Alex Stein instructed for the prosecution – The Pensions Regulator

The Regulator investigated and prosecuted the director of a corporate trustee of the Yateley Industries for the Disabled Limited pensions fund. Patrick McLarry stole over £250,000 to fund property purchases…

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Louise Sweet QC secures acquittal in murder case

In the Jodie Chesney verdicts: Louise Sweet QC (Instructed by Carol Kehoe, Tuckers Law) represented a 16 year old who has been found not guilty of murder and manslaughter at…

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Chambers win set and silk awards for Health and Safety in Chambers UK Bar awards

We are absolutely delighted that Chambers’ Health & Safety team have been recognised as Chambers of the Year at the 2019 Chambers & Partners UK Bar awards, with Richard Matthews…

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The Chambers of Brian Altman QC and Jim Sturman QC

William Clegg QC has stood down as head of chambers after 25 years and will be retiring from practice at the end of the year. Chambers owes him a huge…

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Section 45: Loophole or Lifeline

The Modern Slavery Act 2015 introduced a defence for individuals who are victims of slavery, trafficking or exploitation. Theresa May, then Home Secretary, stated that it was Britain leading the…

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Jim Sturman QC secures attempted murder, gbh and wounding acquittals

  Jim, instructed by Trevor Francis of Blackfords and leading Rachel Wilson, acted for A who shot a trespasser with a shotgun for which he did not hold a licence….

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Barry Gilbert secures acquittal in conspiracy to assist illegal immigration case

Instructed by Ibrahim Hussein, of Londonium solicitors, Barry represented S – one of 19 defendants facing 32 counts of fraud and assisting illegal immigration.  The accused had, collectively, produced false…

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Defendant not guilty of historic sex abuse charges

Archangelo Power, instructed by Miss A Blyth-Cook of ABC Solicitors represented the defendant AG,  who was charged with seven counts of historic sex abuse on a family member dating back…

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