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10 July 2014
Narita Bahra has successfully defended one of the 3 men tried of being within a group of 40 Sikh males involved in a conspiracy to commit a large scale violent disorder in Leicester. This case was... Read more »
10 July 2014
Craig Ferguson appeared on behalf of Turfgrass, a York-based turf company prosecuted by the Health & Safety Executive in relation to an incident in September 2011 in which one of its employees... Read more »
07 July 2014
Naeem Mian has been instructed to defend Nawal Msaad, one of two women who are accused of trying to help fund terrorism in Syria. Ms Msaad, an undergraduate student, was... Read more »
24 June 2014
A jury at the Central Criminal Court has returned its verdicts in the phone hacking trial. Rebekah Brooks, former Chief Executive of News International, was unanimously found not guilty of all charges.... Read more »
19 June 2014
Naeem Mian and Alexandra Tampakopoulos are defending in the unprecedented terrorist trial of Erol Incedal and Mounir Rarmoul-Bohadjar. An order to hold the entire trial process... Read more »
17 June 2014
Bobbie Cheema QC has been instructed to advise HM Attorney General of the States of Jersey on the Committee of Inquiry which has been established to investigate historic allegations of abuse... Read more »
11 June 2014
Bobbie Cheema QC, recently named as a Lawyer of the Week by The Times for her successful prosecution of barrister and Recorder Constance Briscoe, will be speaking at an event jointly hosted by... Read more »
04 June 2014
Narita Bahra has written an article published in the latest edition of Counsel magazine on the difficulties which may be faced by clients with some form of hearing loss, and who are participating... Read more »
04 June 2014
The Criminal Defence Group at 2 Hare Court has published the first edition of its new client newsletter. A copy can be viewed here . The team's newsletter is in addition to those... Read more »
16 May 2014
In a recent judgment the Court of Appeal has quashed the control orders which had been put in place against two men suspected of terrorist activity, one of whom is currently a fugitive having absconded... Read more »
16 May 2014
Peter Lownds has successfully defended the director of a Company offering a buy-to-let financing scheme. The defendant was accused of fraudulent trading and VAT evasion concerning his involvement... Read more »
15 May 2014
Bobbie Cheema QC has been featured by The Times newspaper as their Lawyer of the Week following on from the successful prosecution of barrister and Recorder Constance Briscoe, in which she led for... Read more »
02 May 2014
Brendan Kelly QC represented a Detective Inspector who was dismissed following disciplinary proceedings last May. The allegations related to operational and personal dishonesty.... Read more »
23 April 2014
Brian O'Neill QC is instructed to appear for one of the defendants accused of four counts of murder arising from a house fire in Leicester. The trial at Nottingham Crown Court,... Read more »
17 April 2014
Andrew Colman has successfully defended a senior doctor accused of female genital mutilation by the General Medical Council. Dr P was reported to the GMC after performing an elective labioplasty... Read more »
14 April 2014
In a ceremony at Westmister Hall today, Christopher Coltart QC received his Letters Patent from HM The Queen, delivered via the Lord Chancellor, officially marking his appointment as Queen's... Read more »
10 April 2014
Peter Wright QC represented a former Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons, Nigel Evans MP, who faced a five-week trial of nine counts of sex abuse. Mr Evans was unanimously acquitted... Read more »
08 April 2014
Zubair Ahmad , led by Edward Brown QC, has prosecuted a gang member who murdered an innocent bystander. The defendant, Leon Pacquette, was a member of a gang called the Peckham Young Guns. In... Read more »
31 March 2014
Lord Justice Goldring has today opened fresh inquests into the deaths of 96 football fans who lost their lives during an FA Cup semi final match between Liverpool FC and Nottingham Forest FC,... Read more »
14 March 2014
David Whittaker and Christopher Ware have successfully secured acquittals of a senior employee of a telecommunications company after a trial lasting 2 months at Southwark Crown Court.... Read more »
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