Monthly Archives: May 2019

Defendant acquitted in multi-million pound “boiler room” fraud (Operation Balaban)


Simon Baker represented CC, the main director of two investment brokerage firms, who was acquitted of conspiracy to defraud investors in relation to the sale of millions of pounds of…

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Officer exonerated over cell toilet finger severing


Allan Compton represented an Essex Police Sergeant at a three week Police Misconduct hearing. He was cleared of all charges of use of excessive force, breach of duties and responsibilities…

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Stan Reiz successfully appeals against H’s conviction for money laundering


Stan Reiz (who did not act in the lower court) was instructed by Akhtar Ahmad and Hanisha Godhania of ABV Solicitors to represent H in his successful appeal on 23/5/19….

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Operation Malbec acquittal for Louise Sweet QC


Louise Sweet leading Josh Gorst and instructed by Simon Eastwood and Brendan Costello of Eastwoods, secured the acquittal of Dr T who was found not guilty at Blackfriars Crown Court…

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Non-custodial sentence for possession of a Taser


Natalie Bird, instructed by Paul Cameron of Bark & Co, secured a conditional discharge for a military veteran who was originally charged with purchasing a disguised firearm (a torch-like taser)…

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Christopher Martin secures Court Martial acquittal


Christopher Martin, instructed by Lisa Towel of Blackfords LLP, successfully defended an infantry Corporal at a Court Martial lasting four days. The defendant was charged with Negligently Performing a Duty…

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Paratroops acquitted on Judge’s direction


Barry Gilbert and Chris Martin, instructed by Sam Nundy of Levy and Co, successfully defended two paratroop sergeants at a Court Martial lasting two weeks. Mr Gilbert’s client was charged…

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Boiler room fraud acquittal


Quentin Hunt, leading Vedrana Pehar, secured the acquittal of the main defendant accused of two sophisticated multi million pound carbon credit boiler room frauds.┬áTheir client was the manager of the…

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