Cases

Louise Sweet QC successfully defends man accused of historic sexual offences


Louise Sweet QC, instructed by Sandra Paul and Nicholas Dent of Kingsley Napley, successfully defended a man accused of serious sexual allegations dating back 20 years. A businessman who strongly…

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Jim Sturman QC acts for 5 Rangers FC players


Jim Sturman QC (instructed by Stephen Sampson of Squire Patton Boggs) acted for 5 players from Rangers FC who pleaded guilty to being in breach of SFA Rules in relation…

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Anand Beharrylal QC leads in successful appeal in the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council


Anand Beharrylal QC led in a wrongful arrest and false imprisonment appeal against the Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago for a then soldier of the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force (‘TTDF’) who had…

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Section 18 discontinued before trial


Rhys Rosser, instructed by Zoe Banfield of JSP Solicitors, has successfully had proceedings discontinued against his 16 year old client ‘T’. T was charged with Section 18 GBH whereby a…

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Jim Sturman QC in successful challenge to a POCA 2002 Moratorium Order


Jim Sturman QC, instructed by Matthew Bosworth of Russell-Cooke, successfully overturned a Moratorium Extension Order granted under section 336A of POCA 2002. The effect of the Order was that it…

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Anand Beharrylal QC leads in successful environmental claim in the High Court of Trinidad & Tobago


Anand was instructed by the preeminent environmental NGO in Trinidad and Tobago Fisherman and Friends of the Sea (‘FFOS’) in a claim concerning public access to environmental impact assessments (‘EIAs’)…

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Stan Reiz QC successfully represents a city solicitor charged with assaulting an emergency worker and criminal damage


Stan Reiz QC instructed by Mark Bowen of Shearman Bowen, successfully represented a city solicitor charged with assaulting an emergency worker and criminal damage. The solicitor was accused of punching…

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Allan Compton prosecutes senior CPS Lawyer convicted of Computer Misuse Act offences


Allan acted as leading counsel for the prosecution in a 3 month trial before Steyn J in Liverpool. The defendant, Scott Ainge, was convicted of 3 offences contrary to the…

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Jim Sturman QC in successful appeal against sentence for supply of Class A Drugs


Jim Sturman QC acted for X in a successful appeal against a sentence of 34 months for the supply of Class A and Class B drugs. The sentence was reduced…

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Anand Beharrylal QC leads in successful appeal in the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council


Anand Beharrylal QC was instructed in a property law appeal relating to a mentally vulnerable respondent mother and her children who were tricked/fraudulently induced into signing a deed of conveyance…

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