Cases

Environment Agency confiscation proceedings


Jamas Hodivala and Kwaku Awuku-Asabre, instructed by Jim Meyer at Tuckers, represented a director of several companies in complex confiscation proceedings brought by the Environment Agency. The EA alleged that…

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Jim Sturman QC secures 18 month sentence in a causing death by dangerous driving case


Jim Sturman QC acted for Antonio Boparan who was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment for causing death by dangerous driving. For further information see BBC News/Birmingham.

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Operation Zeus


Jim Sturman QC acted for Aled Gray at the conclusion of the Operation Zeus series of cases arising from a covert police operation into dealing in class A drugs in North…

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David Patience success in High Court for TfL in taxi driver disabled passenger appeal


David Patience, acting for Transport for London, successfully resisted a case stated appeal by a taxi driver, who had been convicted in the Magistrates’ Court of making an additional charge…

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Archangelo Power and Christopher Martin Secure Double Court Martial Success


1. Two Army JNCO’s were charged by the Service Prosecuting Authority with theft of military equipment. The prosecution case was that the equipment in question had been fraudulently signed out…

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Convicted gunman acquitted of like offences


Archangelo Power instructed by Mr P Symeou of Faradays Solicitors secured the acquittal of DF, following his trial at Harrow Crown Court on firearms offences and wounding with intent contrary…

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Louise Sweet QC murder acquittal in Wales


Louise Sweet QC represented Saif Shahzad who was found not guilty by the jury of murder. For further information, read Wales online.

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Prosecution of Company Director for online sales of toxic paint stripper


Alex Stein prosecuted the director of a company in the first prosecution for online sales of paint stripper containing dichloromethane – a carcinogen which has also caused a number of…

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Suspended sentence in investment fraud


R v X, Jim Sturman QC acted for M who was sentenced to a suspended sentence for his role in a £650,000 “investment scam”, the accused pleaded guilty to an…

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Brian Altman QC prosecutes Russell Bishop


Brian Altman QC has led the prosecution of Russell Bishop for the ‘Babes in the Wood’ murder trial. Although Bishop was tried and acquitted of the murders of 9-year-old Karen…

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