Monthly Archives: June 2021

Drugs Importation Acquittal


Sam Magee QC, instructed by Antonio Lopez of Scornik Gerstien LLP, secured the acquittal of a Moroccan lorry driver charged with the importation of large commercial quantities of drugs through…

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The Fire Safety Act 2021. A missed opportunity


On the 29th April 2021 the clerk to the House of Lords uttered the time honoured Norman French words Le Reyne le vault signifying that the Fire Safety Bill had…

Category: Blog |

Jim Sturman QC and Kieran Vaughan QC defend in the Metropolitan Police’s largest ever cash seizure


Jim and Kieran, instructed by Amjid Jabbar at Stokoe Partnership, acted for S and A who pleaded guilty to handling £5.1 million and £2 million of criminal property respectively. The…

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Quentin Hunt achieves stay of proceedings and full costs in Planning Enforcement prosecution


Quentin Hunt, acted for a Mr IA on a Direct Public Access basis. IA was prosecuted by Slough Borough Council in respect of an alleged breach of a planning enforcement…

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Christopher Martin successfully defends man accused of serious offences


Christopher Martin, instructed by Anne-Marie Geraghty, Blackfords LLP, successfully defended a man accused of grievous bodily harm with intent, kidnap, blackmail and cultivating cannabis.  The man, tried with two other men,…

Category: Cases |