News and Events - Will Martin


22nd Nov 2019News

Narita Bahra QC & Will Martin Instructed To Defend In A Department For Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy Prosecution

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (‘DBEIS’) brought a criminal prosecution against their client who had run an initially successful company, which then went into liquidation, owing creditors in the region of £2.9m. The DBEIS is the Government department responsible for economic growth, incorporating business, industrial strategy, science, innovation, energy, and climate change.  Since […]

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 […]

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