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20th Mar 2020News

Covid-19 News

Chambers is adopting a “business as usual” approach during this difficult period but all members of chambers, clerks and administration will be operating safely and efficiently from home save for court appearances. The 2 Hare Court building will be closing from 4pm on 20th March and will remain so until further notice. Please be assured […]

6th Mar 2020News

Acquittal of Spanish model in Ministry of Defence money laundering

Fiona Robertson secured the unanimous acquittal of a Spanish national accused of laundering the proceeds of a fraud committed on the Ministry of Defence. In 2015 a computer network linked to the Ministry of Defence’s payment system was manipulated by a corrupt RAF Clerk resulting in salaries for 55 personnel being diverted to mule accounts. […]

6th Mar 2020News

Martin Hicks QC secures suspended sentence for seafood trader who smuggled £53million of endangered eels from UK to the Far East over 2 year period

GK, 66, transported rare elvers from London to Hong Kong hidden underneath other fish in 14 separate consignments between 2015 and 2017. He was caught after Border Force officers found 200kg of the European “glass eels” (Anguilla anguilla), which are critically endangered (CITES Appendix II), at Heathrow airport in the first seizure of its kind […]

4th Mar 2020News

Marios Lambis concludes Inquest into detention centre death

Marios Lambis appeared for one of the General Practitioner’s at a five week jury inquest investigating the detention of Prince Fosu, who died at Harmondsworth Removal Centre on 30 October 2012. Although the Crown Prosecution Service initially considered charges should be instigated against a number of the organisations involved in the running of the detention […]