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18th Dec 2015News

Jonathan Rees QC secures convictions in child destruction case

In a unique case, Jonathan Rees QC secured the convictions of 22 year old Kevin Wilson and his 17 year old accomplice for offences of child destruction and GBH. The case concerned a brutal attack on a heavily pregnant young woman, in the course of which her attackers, whose identities were concealed by motorcycle helmets […]

14th Dec 2015News

Marios Lambis secures an acquittal for a doctor

Marios Lambis secures an acquittal for a doctor, and ex-prospective parliamentary candidate who was alleged to have sexually touched a patient. On, Monday 7th December, Dr Steven Pearse-Danker was acquitted of sexual assault on a female patient by a jury at Bristol Crown Court. Dr Steven Pearse-Danker, a family GP and a former parliamentary candidate, was accused […]

11th Dec 2015News

Further finding of unacceptable professional conduct in Trojan Horse case

On 10th December, following a nine day hearing, a Professional Conduct Panel at the National College for Teaching & Leadership found and proved a number of allegations against Jahangir Akbar. Mr Akbar is a former Deputy Headmaster of Oldknow Academy, one of the schools at the centre of the Birmingham Trojan Horse case. The allegations, […]

7th Dec 2015News

Narita Bahra and Harry Bentley Secure an Acquittal in the UK Revenge Attack Against the Followers of those who Burnt the Guru Granth Sahib in India

R v Rana [December 2015] Narita Bahra leading Harry Bentley secured an unanimous acquittal for their client, who was one of seven defendants tried for Conspiracy to Commit Violent Disorder. The case was prosecuted by appointed Treasury Counsel, due to the sensitive religious, cultural and political aspects involved. It was alleged that violence was planned […]