News and Events - Mark Graffius QC


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 […]

3rd Nov 2020News

Mark Graffius QC and Fiona Robertson secure Not Guilty verdict in Lockdown murder

Mark Graffius QC and Fiona Robertson secured a not guilty verdict for their client, Tomasz Lazdauskas, who was accused of beating the victim to death in his back garden in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire. The prosecution alleged the murder was motivated by drunken, jealous rage after the victim had expressed a romantic interest in the defendant’s wife […]

31st Aug 2020News

Mark Graffius QC and Sophia Dower secure a Not Guilty verdict in historic murder trial

Mark Graffius QC and Sophia Dower secure a Not Guilty verdict in historic murder trial at Chelmsford Crown Court. This was one of the first trials to successfully take place under the new Covid-19 safety measures implemented in the Crown Court. On 26 December 1998, Grant Byrom suffered a fatal stab wound to the heart […]