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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 »
24 March 2014
Narita Bahra has been re-elected as a committee member of the Society of Asian Lawyers for 2014. For over twenty years, the SAL has provided a networking hub for Asian lawyers from both... 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 »
03 March 2014
Female serial killer Joanne Dennehy was recently sentenced to three life sentences, and will serve a whole life term. Peter Wright QC prosecuted the case, and Angus Bunyan represented... Read more »
03 March 2014
Peter Lownds has successfully defended a massage therapist offering Ayurvedic techniques, who was accused of sexual assault. Through the use of a mannequin, Peter's client illustrated the full... Read more »
26 February 2014
Oliver Glasgow has appeared as junior counsel for the Crown at today's sentencing hearing for Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale, who murdered Fusilier Lee Rigby outside Woolwich Barracks on... Read more »
20 February 2014
Christopher Geering represented a nurse involved in the care of a 93-year old patient suffering from dementia who died as a result of an undiagnosed leg fracture. In the weeks preceding... Read more »
17 February 2014
Narita Bahra has secured another acquittal in a nine count, multiple complainant, historic rape indictment. This extremely complex case involved allegations spanning back over ten years,... Read more »
14 February 2014
Jonathan Rees QC appeared yesterday at the Inquest held by HM Coroner for South Manchester into the death of Fusilier David Collins, formerly of the 2nd Batallion, Royal Regiment of Fusiliers.... Read more »
12 February 2014
Nikita McNeill has successfully persuaded a disciplinary committee of the ACCA to find allegations of dishonesty not proved against her client, a student accountant. The case was brought... Read more »
20 December 2013
Orlando Pownall QC has secured the acquittal of Mr Neville Neville, who was charged with sexual assault and tried at Bolton Crown Court. Mr Neville, the former commercial director... Read more »
16 December 2013
Scott Ivill has recently secured an acquittal for his client who was charged with regulatory offences aimed at protecting consumers from unfair business practices. The modus operandi... Read more »
02 December 2013
Martin Hicks QC and Narita Bahra have recently defended in what was described by the Serious Organised Crime Agency as, "The largest importation of heroin into the United Kingdom from... Read more »
27 November 2013
In proceedings for contempt referred to the High Court by the Attorney General, Peter Lownds has today secured a 14-month suspended sentence for James Baines. Mr Baines... Read more »
07 November 2013
Bobbie Cheema QC has successfully secured the conviction of David Sellu for gross negligence manslaughter. Tried in Court 1 at the Central Criminal Court (Old Bailey), Mr Sellu... Read more »
05 November 2013
Martin Heslop QC has secured the acquittal of a 17-year old student in a major Midlands trial arising out of a fatal stabbing in Newark. Martin's lay client, who... Read more »
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