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Acquittal In Fraud Trial
Jonathan Mann QC represented NR, the only defendant acquitted in London Borough of Southwark fraud prosecution. ...
09 May 2017

Joshua Normanton secures suspended sentence for juror who admitted contempt of court
Joshua Normanton secured a suspended sentence for a juror who admitted contempt of court by researching a defendant’s criminal history in the course of a trial and disclosing it to the jury. In this rare...
04 May 2017

Channel 5 documentary featuring the Kayleigh Haywood case.
Miranda Moore QC has been interviewed as part of a documentary featuring the Kayleigh Haywood case, which will air on Thursday 27th April at 10pm on Channel 5.   ...
18 April 2017

Refugee defence under s.31 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
Ben Douglas-Jones appeared in Kamanga, a case where the appellant had not been advised about the availability of a refugee defence under s.31 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 when...
30 March 2017

Social worker found fit to practise
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23 March 2017

BBC radio presenters accused of child sex offences
Miranda Moore QC instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service appeared at Warwick Crown Court yesterday on a case involving a veteran BBC radio broadcaster and his wife, who are...
17 March 2017

Successful defence in Norfolk trading standards fraud trial
Graham Trembath QC secures an acquittal for one of three defendants who were accused of defrauding customers of £9m as part of an enterprise involving a “web of companies” and allegations...
16 March 2017

Fraudulent Letting Agent Jailed
Andrew Johnson, prosecuting for the London Borough of Croydon, has secured the conviction of a letting agent who fraudulently obtained and retained holding deposits paid by tenants for properties...
08 March 2017

Ben Douglas-Jones appears in important case concerning the right to free speech
Ben Douglas-Jones, led by John McGuinness QC, represented the Director of Public Prosecutions in an important case concerning the right to free speech. ...
08 March 2017

Denis Barry Prosecutes Burglary at Home of Simon Cowell
Denis Barry appeared...
01 March 2017

Doctor cleared by MPTS of sexual assualts on female patient
On 16th February, the MPTS cleared a doctor of sexual assault on a 65 year old female patient. The Doctor was represented by Miles Bennett, instructed by Katherine Sheldrick of Hempsons and supported by the MDU. The...
16 February 2017

Court of Appeal Gives Landmark Trafficking Judgment
Ben Douglas-Jones appeared for the Crown, led by John McGuinness QC, in Joseph et al. [2017] EWCA Crim 36, where...
09 February 2017

Trio sentenced to more than 17 years imprisonment for armed robbery

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07 February 2017

Trader Convicted of Unfair Practices
Andrew Johnson, leading Carolina Bracken, prosecuted a businessman who pleaded guilty to three offences of unfair trading,...
24 February 2017

Alessandro Gherzi Acquitted
Tom Allen QC instructed by John Milner of IBB Solicitors secured the acquittal of Alessandro Gherzi, who was accused of two counts of conspiracy to defraud, two counts of conspiracy to commit fraud by false representation...
26 January 2017

Kayleigh’s Love Story
Kayleigh’s Love Story is a film about last 13 days of the life of 15-year-old Leicestershire schoolgirl Kayleigh Haywood, who was groomed online by Luke Harlow, a man she had never met, before...
26 January 2017

Extensions of Time and Changes in Law: The Need for Substantial Injustice

Ben Douglas-Jones appeared for the Crown and Andrew Johnson appeared for the applicant in Ordu, where the Court of Appeal (Criminal...
23 January 2017