News and Events - Mark Graffius QC


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 […]

25th Oct 2019News

Mark Graffius and Merry van Woodenberg Defend in Complex International Film Industry Fraud Case at Southwark Crown Court

Mark Graffius and Merry van Woodenberg represented a man charged with involvement in a conspiracy to defraud various film production equipment companies. The man was alleged to have set up a company and various bank accounts, that were then used as vehicles to assist in a cross-jurisdictional conspiracy involving the large-scale theft of film production […]

14th Aug 2019News

Mark Graffius secures Not Guilty verdict in alleged Gangland Attempted Murder

AB was alleged to be one of two males attempting to execute known London gang members. The Crown’s case was that A was one of two males riding a stolen motorbike who were seen to fire a pistol repeatedly into the driver’s window of car on a London street. One bullet missed the driver by […]

29th May 2019News

Mark Graffius and Nikita McNeill Appear in Complex MTIC Alchohol Fraud

Mark Graffius and Nikita McNeill defended the director of Golden Harvest, a wholesale alcohol supplier who was alleged to have acted as a “buffer company” in order to facilitate a complex MTIC fraud involving 13 defendants. The prosecution followed a large scale HMRC investigation, including covert surveillance and concealed cameras installed within the organisation’s “hub”. […]