News and Events - Martin Hicks QC

6th Jan 2020News

Martin Hicks QC secures early acquittal in Uber Eats Driver Murder Trial

RB was one of a group of teenagers who allegedly set upon a delivery driver in order to steal his moped while stationary outside a café in a Battersea shopping precinct. The incident was witnessed by many other members of the public and also captured on CCTV. RB was said to be the third of […]

11th Jun 2019News

Martin Hicks QC and Leon Kazakos Successfully Halt Private Prosecution

A private prosecution for fraud brought by one business associate (ST) against another (PT) in order to overturn liability awarded in a civil action was successfully stopped following abuse applications and an invitation to the DPP to take over and discontinue proceedings. This has now been approved by the Administrative Court and Court of Appeal […]

12th Jun 2018News

Largest ever privately prosecuted fraud

What is being reported to have been the biggest fraud ever prosecuted privately ended yesterday at Southwark Crown Court with the conviction of Paul Sultana. He was one of a team of fraudsters who defrauded the Allseas Group (a Swiss oil and gas company) of €100m. The defendant was sentenced to a term of eight […]