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30th Jan 2023News

HCPC Discontinues Case Against Registrant Marios Lambis KC Client

Marios represented the interests of a registrant of the Health & Care Professions Council (‘HCPC’) accused of dishonesty.  The case involved allegedly false claims to insurers over a number of years. The insurer had also referred the registrant to the police. The allegations and the HCPC investigation spanned many years. Prior to the substantive hearing […]

25th Jan 2023News

Tom Day’s client unanimously acquitted in Health and Safety prosecution.

Tom Day’s client, PD, was charged with two offences under section 2(1) and section 3(2) of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.  The alleged offences arose out of an accident on a building site during the course of renovations of a house. In 2018 two labourers were injured by a wall collapsing onto […]

20th Jan 2023News

R (on the application of City of York Council) v AUH and others and R (Birmingham City Council) v BIY and ARA Episode II – The Return of the Local Authorities

Sallie Bennett-Jenkins KC and Daniel Chadwick appeared for BIY Lewis MacDonald appeared for ARA   In October 2022 the Court of Appeal ruled in the first instalment of conjoined appeals from preparatory hearings about the power of local authorities to prosecute consumer offences ([2022] EWCA Crim 1113], summarised by Richard Heller here. The Court, in […]

20th Jan 2023News

Nneka Akudolu KC’s client found not guilty of murder

Nneka’s client, Jay Byrne pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of Christopher Molloy who died from traumatic brain injuries on the 19th July 2022. The prosecution did not accept that plea and he was therefore tried for murder along with his brother Joseph and a teenager who at the time was only 14 years of age. […]

13th Jan 2023News

Merry van Woodenberg acts for Benjamin Mendy co-accused, Louis Matturie, who has been found not guilty of five counts of rape and one count of sexual assault

Merry van Woodenberg defended Louis Matturie, who was charged along with Manchester City footballer, Benjamin Mendy, with a series of alleged sex offences. Following a 5-month trial at Chester Crown Court, the jury acquitted Mr Matturie of five counts of rape, and one count of sexual assault, in relation to three women. Three of the […]