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22nd Apr 2022News

Marios Lambis QC becomes first Professional Discipline barrister to be appointed QC

Chambers is delighted to see in a number of periodicals that it is believed Marios Lambis QC is the first barrister to specialise completely in Professional Discipline matters to be appointed Queen’s Counsel. This is a remarkable recognition not just of Marios’s ability and standing as an advocate but the expanding importance of Professional Discipline […]

20th Apr 2022News

Martin Heslop QC’s client aquitted of Murder at Manchester Crown Court

Martin S Heslop QC represented defendant XW who was acquitted of all charges, including murder and manslaughter, in a gangland murder trial at Manchester Crown Court. After a five week trial, all of the other three defendants were convicted of murder. The case involved a knife attack upon a 16 year old deceased who was […]

7th Apr 2022News

James Buchanan defends director of roofing company

James Buchanan successfully defended the director of a roofing company, who was acquitted of gross negligence manslaughter today, following a four week trial at Brighton Crown Court, in front of Mr Justice Wall.   In July 2018, a subcontractor of Southern Asphalt Ltd sustained fatal injuries following a fall from a ladder whilst working on […]

7th Apr 2022News

HM Attorney General v British Broadcasting Corporation

Press Summary This summary is provided by the Court for the assistance of those reporting the Court’s judgment, which was handed down this morning (neutral citation [2022] EWHC 826 (QB)). It does not form part of that judgment. Introduction The BBC wants to broadcast a programme about an individual, “X”. The programme is to include […]

5th Apr 2022News

£1m confiscation order appeal – Will Martin and Grace Forbes

Lam v R. [2022] EWCA Crim 448 The Court of Appeal held that a judge had erred when imposing a confiscation order in determining that the defendant was the sole legal and beneficial owner of a property claimed to be the matrimonial home, and that the defendant’s wife’s “contribution to the family” was irrelevant. Notwithstanding […]