News and Events - Will Martin


13th Apr 2021News

Homicide convictions upheld and limits of the principle of Overwhelming Supervening Act emphatically restated by the Court of Appeal

Tashan Daniel was a talented 20 year old athlete who was stabbed to death at Hillingdon Underground Station on 24 September 2019. In August 2020, following a trial at the Central Criminal Court, Alex Lanning and Jonathan Camille were convicted respectively of his murder and manslaughter. Last month, the Court of Appeal upheld those convictions. […]

6th Jan 2021News

Eight members of 2 Hare Court appointed to SFO panels of external counsel

Eight members of Chambers have been appointed to the Serious Fraud Office’s panels of external counsel, affirming Chambers’ expertise in complex financial crime. Chambers would like to congratulate Brian O’Neill QC (QC Panel), Jonathan Kinnear QC (QC Panel), Chris Foulkes (Panel A), Angus Bunyan (Panel A), Howard Watkinson (Panel B), Fiona Robertson (Panel B), Will […]

21st Aug 2020Newsflash

Hillingdon Underground Station killers sentenced at Old Bailey

At the conclusion of a four week trial at the Central Criminal Court, prosecuted by Jonathan Rees QC and Will Martin, the defendants Alex Lanning and Jonathan Camille were convicted, respectively, of the murder and manslaughter of Tashan Daniel. Yesterday, the two men were sentenced. Lanning was sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum term […]

5th Aug 2020News

A new guideline for sentencing offenders with mental disorders, developmental disorders and neurological impairments has been published by the Sentencing Council

The guideline comes into force on 1 October 2020 and applies to adults who at the time of the offence, and/or at the time of sentencing, have any mental disorder, neurological impairment or developmental disorder. The non-exhaustive range of conditions covered by the guideline is notably wide-ranging, and includes: Mental disorders – conditions like schizophrenia, […]