News and Events - Grace Forbes

13th Apr 2023News

Acquittal for Peter Lownds and Grace Forbes in long running fraud trial

Peter Lownds and Grace Forbes act for client acquitted in a multi-million-pound consumer product fraud and money laundering trial that was heard over three months at Southwark Crown Court. In a six-defendant trial, their client was the only one to receive ‘not guilty’ verdicts. Peter and Grace were instructed by Catherine Jackson of Bindmans LLP. […]

13th Jun 2022Newsletters

2 Hare Court Crime Group Newsletter

Welcome to the latest edition of the Crime Group Newsletter. Fiona Robertson Editor Foreword Welcome to the summer edition of the 2 Hare Court Crime Group newsletter.  With public confidence in the police being challenged over the pandemic, Hannah Thomas looks at breaches of Covid rules and protestors’ rights and Grace Forbes considers the Court […]

26th May 2022Newsletters

2 Hare Court Professional Discipline Newsletter

Welcome to the latest edition of the Professional Discipline Newsletter. Christopher Geering Editor Foreword Welcome to another 2 Hare Court newsletter. Two recent SRA decisions deserve some attention. Ben Rich considers Maxfield Martin where the court overruled the SDT’s application of the principles set out in Ivey. Lewis MacDonald analyses Gray, and the use of […]

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 […]

17th Dec 2021News

Mark Graffius QC and Grace Forbes instructed in EncroChat Conspiracy to Murder

Mark Graffius QC and Grace Forbes are defending a 23 year old man charged with conspiracy to murder and conspiracy to possess a firearm with intent to endanger life.  The defendant and his cousin were shot in Salford. It was alleged that the defendant conspired with four others to murder the man who had shot […]