Harry has appeared in many high profile serious crime cases including several murders and conspiracies.
R v RM
The defendant, a head teacher was cleared of 3 counts of fraud after being accused of fraudulently claiming for expenses and taking money from the schools petty cash. Her alleged fraudulent spending was uncovered during an audit of the school’s accounts following her departure in 2014.
R v C
The defendants were charged with false imprisonment, actual bodily harm and robbery against a letting agent. The victim alleged that he had been lured to talk about business at their residence before being burned with an iron, whipped with a belt and threatened with a knife. The next morning he was forced to go to a bank to apply for a £20,000 loan. The defendants were acquitted of false imprisonment and ABH charges.
R v A
Acted for a prison officer whose childhood sexual abuser was transferred to the prison where she worked causing post traumatic stress disorder and an acute psychotic episode leading to allegations of assault. Successfully raised the defence of ‘M’Naghten’ insanity followed by the judge immediately imposing an absolute discharge disposal.
R v R
Led by Sallie Bennett-Jenkins QC in one of the largest slavery prosecutions in the UK to date. The case involved allegations starting 25 years ago made by multiple vulnerable complainants.
R v B
Led by Sallie Bennett-Jenkins QC in the defence of an Italian national who was charged with the murder and dismemberment of a serving police officer. The two men had met over the social media app Grindr before the murder. The case received a large amount of media attention.
R v W
Led by Orlando Pownall QC in the defence of a wealthy nightclub owner’s son. The defendant had suffered bullying and emotional abuse at the hands of his father over many years until he stabbed him in the chest one evening. Psychiatric evidence was called of the defendant suffering with Adjustment Disorder.
R v F
Acted as sole counsel charged in a multi-handed conspiracy to steal ancient Chinese jade and Rhinoceros horn artefacts from museum across the U.K. The defendant suffered with mental health issues and learning disabilities requiring an intermediary during the trial.
R v TJ
Acted as sole counsel for the first defendant in a multi-handed conspiracy to control prostitution worth over £1m arising out of one of the most popular internet based escort agencies in the North of England.
R v G
Acted as sole counsel for the defendant involved in a multi-handed conspiracy to supply cocaine. The defendant was arrested whilst handing a kilogram bag of cocaine through a car window. Following a hung jury the defendant was acquitted at his retrial.
R v R
Led by Narita Bahra in a case of a multi-handed conspiracy to commit violent disorder. The defendants were alleged to have driven from the Midlands to London following the burning of the Guru Granth Sahib in India.
R v R
Acted a sole counsel for the first defendant in a multi-handed conspiracy to facilitate the breach of immigration laws by transporting non EU nationals out of the United Kingdom into other EU member states.
R v T
Led by Nicholas Corselli in a multi-handed conspiracy to supply Cocaine and Cannabis by a successful art dealer and music producer.
R v M
Led by Brendan Kelly QC in a multi-handed case of the killing of a drug dealer. The defendants were originally charged with murder but the Crown Prosecution Service ultimately accepted pleas to manslaughter. The defendant gave evidence for the prosecution and received a substantial discount to his sentence.
R v W
Led by Robert Fortune QC in a multi-handed joint enterprise murder of by a group of teenagers. The defendant was 14 years old and successfully acquitted.
R v S
Led by Ish Sheikh in a case involving a murder and two attempted murders in a church cemetery at night in Ilford.