News and Events - Criminal Defence


13th Jun 2022Newsletters

2 Hare Court Crime Group Newsletter

Welcome to the latest edition of the Crime Group Newsletter. Fiona Robertson Editor Foreword Welcome to the summer edition of the 2 Hare Court Crime Group newsletter.  With public confidence in the police being challenged over the pandemic, Hannah Thomas looks at breaches of Covid rules and protestors’ rights and Grace Forbes considers the Court […]

25th May 2022News

Acquittal of defendant accused of part-financing £30 million international cocaine importation

Represented by Will Martin (led by Andrew Campbell-Tiech QC of Drystone Chambers) the defendant was accused of part-financing a multi-million pound international cocaine importation operation. In May 2019, as part of Operation Wallace, Spanish police seized a consignment of 1 tonne of Colombian cocaine with an estimate value of £30 million. It was destined for […]

20th Apr 2022News

Martin Heslop QC’s client aquitted of Murder at Manchester Crown Court

Martin S Heslop QC represented defendant XW who was acquitted of all charges, including murder and manslaughter, in a gangland murder trial at Manchester Crown Court. After a five week trial, all of the other three defendants were convicted of murder. The case involved a knife attack upon a 16 year old deceased who was […]