Cases

Hijacking trial acquittal


The jury unanimously acquitted defendants represented by three members of chambers in a momentous hijacking case following an eight week trial at the Central Criminal Court. This was the first…

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Blockchain and Cryptocurrency: International Legal and Regulatory Challenges


Chambers is delighted to announce the publication of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency: International Legal and Regulatory Challenges, which has been co-authored by Sam Thomas. The book provides an essential insight into…

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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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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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Hearsay submission results in acquittal in stabbing case.


Barry Gilbert, instructed by Sam Nundy of Levy & Co, successfully opposed a prosecution application to read five hearsay witnesses.  B had allegedly stabbed the complainant whilst in B’s flat…

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