News and Events - Criminal Defence


5th Sep 2018News

2 Hare Court Members Shortlisted in Chambers Bar Awards 2018

Chambers are delighted to announce that 3 members have been shortlisted in 3 categories in the Chambers Bar Awards 2018. Health and Safety: Junior of the Year – Alexandra Tampakopoulos Crime/Extradition: Junior of the Year – David Whittaker Professional Discipline: Junior of the Year – Andrew Hurst The 2018 Chambers Bar Awards will be held […]

22nd Aug 2018News

Brendan Kelly QC Secures Acquittal in ‘Pack’ Murder

After a 10-week trial, Brendan Kelly QC secured the acquittal of Denis Kijakovski who was allegedly involved in the murder of Latvian national Albert Volkausks. On September 24 2017, Volkausks was lured to a house in Boston, Lincolnshire where he was attacked by 7 men. The vegetable picker was was found with life threatening injuries in the […]

16th Aug 2018News

Brian O’Neill QC and Christopher Ware Secure Acquittal in Gangland Murder

Brian O’Neill QC and his junior, Christopher Ware both of 2 Hare Court have secured the acquittal of M who was charged with a gang related murder.  The case against M hinged upon facial analysis evidence with supporting cell-site evidence.  Diligence were instructed as defence experts in these two fields.  Upon receipt of Diligence’s reports, the […]

9th Aug 2018News

Narita Bahra Secures Acquittal for Javon Roach in Jeweller Murder

Following a 4 week trial at Birmingham Crown Court, Narita Bahra‘s client Javon Roach was cleared of his involvement in the murder of 74 year old jeweller Ramniklal Jogiya. Mr Jogiya was abducted whilst walking home from his jewellery shop on 24th January by Roach and 3 other men namely Thomas Jervis, 24, and Charles […]

8th Aug 2018News

Sallie Bennett Jenkins QC Secures Acquittal in Victim Right to Review Case

Following her representations on the application of the Victim Right to Review case, Sallie Bennett Jenkins QC secured the acquittal of GH, who was charged with rape. GH was a man of good character in his 50’s and had previously been told that there was to be no further action taken against him after he […]

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