News and Events - Will Martin


5th Jul 2019News

Costs Against Private Prosecutor Upheld by Divisional Court, as Will Martin Successfully Represents Interested Parties in Judicial Review Proceedings

The Queen (on the application of Ayodeji Holloway) and Harrow Crown Court and Adamneet Singh Bhui, Jimneet Singh Bhui and Gurpinder Singh Bhui [2019] EWHC 1731 (Admin)  This case is likely to be of significant interest to all practitioners who prosecute or defend private criminal prosecutions. Will appeared for the interested parties in both the Divisional […]

27th Nov 2018News

Costs Order Successfully Secured Against Private Prosecutor for Improperly Commencing Criminal Proceedings

Will Martin has successfully secured a costs order against a private prosecutor for improperly commenced criminal proceedings against his clients, three businessmen. The private prosecutor, a solicitor, instigated proceedings alleging a conspiracy to blackmail. The allegations resulted from the private prosecutor’s acrimonious purchase of a London property owned by two of the businessmen. The prosecution […]

16th Aug 2018News

Jonathan Rees QC & Will Martin Successfully Prosecute Delroy Forrester for Unlawful Killing of his 11 Year Old Great-Niece

Jonathan Rees QC and Will Martin secured the conviction of Delroy Forrester for the unlawful killing of his 11 year old great-niece, Jasmine Forrester. In February 2018 Jasmine was subjected to a brutal and unprovoked attack in her great-grandmother’s home in Wolverhampton. A post-mortem examination revealed she had suffered more than 100 separate injuries during […]