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Landmark prosecution in smoke alarms case


Allan Compton and Jacqueline Carey successfully prosecuted Kamal Bains for an offence under s. 3 Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. Bains ran a letting agency and assumed the…

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“Not guilty” verdict in EURIBOR prosecution


Eleanor Sanderson, instructed by Ian Ryan of Howard Kennedy, acted as junior counsel for Achim Kraemer, the only defendant acquitted of conspiring to fix the Euro Inter Bank Offer Rate…

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Three Silks from 2 Bedford Row all successful in a three month fraud trial at Southwark


Richard Whittam QC, instructed privately, successfully prosecuted the former Chief Executive Officer of DAS UK and two others for conspiracy to defraud. Dean Armstrong QC and Christine Agnew QC secured…

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Tracy Ayling QC and Shauna Ritchie prosecute Gross Negligence Manslaughter of seven-year-old Summer


Summer Grant died in March 2016 after the bouncy castle on which she was playing was lifted and carried by the wind across Harlow Town Park from the funfair where…

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Christopher Martin secures acquittal in Sexual Assault allegation


Christopher Martin represented a young man charged with the sexual assault of a female Events Manager at a private 21st Birthday at Hornsey Town Hall. During the trial the case…

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Christopher Martin secures acquittal in alleged “abuse” of recruits case


One of the biggest investigations into the alleged abuse of teenage Army recruits in Britain has collapsed after legal argument. Christopher Martin acted for Sergeant Anthony Owen, one of sixteen…

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Surgeon David Sellu cleared by Medical Practitioners Tribunal


Ian Stern QC represented Mr David Sellu the Consultant surgeon before the Medical Practitioners Tribunal, with regard to allegations relating to the same patient that led to his conviction which…

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Swissport UK Ltd Prosecution


Austin Stoton prosecuted Swissport UK Ltd, the air freight logistics company which operates at the majority of UK airports, for breaches of general duties under the Health and Safety at…

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Charlotte Brewer appears in first ever Consumer Credit prosecution brought by the FCA


Charlotte Brewer was instructed by the Financial Conduct Authority as junior counsel in the first ever criminal prosecution brought by the FCA in relation to its consumer credit powers. The…

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Tata Steel fatality HSE proceedings


Austin Stoton prosecuted Tata Steel UK Ltd for offences contrary to ss. 2 & 3 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. A 26 year old electrician died…

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