News and Events - Public Prosecution

7th Apr 2022News

HM Attorney General v British Broadcasting Corporation

Press Summary This summary is provided by the Court for the assistance of those reporting the Court’s judgment, which was handed down this morning (neutral citation [2022] EWHC 826 (QB)). It does not form part of that judgment. Introduction The BBC wants to broadcast a programme about an individual, “X”. The programme is to include […]

14th Mar 2022News

Husband and wife team convicted of human trafficking and controlling prostitution

Rebekah Hummerstone and Fiona Robertson prosecuted spouses Nicusor and Rodica Gheorghe for trafficking vulnerable women from Romania to the UK to be sexually exploited as prostitutes in brothels across London. The defendants were unanimously convicted of human trafficking and controlling prostitution after a 5 week trial at Southwark Crown Court. The case involved parallel investigations […]

16th Dec 2021News

Nneka Akudolu prosecutes defendant convicted in poisoning case

The defendant faced a multi-count indictment of historic child cruelty and administering a noxious substance with intent. On multiple occasions the defendant had used a mixture of scotch bonnet peppers, chilli powder and ginger and inserted the substance into the genitals of her daughter when she was between the ages of 5- 15 years. The […]

4th Apr 2022News

2 Hare Court Welcomes New Tenant Madeleine Wolfe

Chambers is delighted to announce that Madeleine Wolfe (previously of 23es) has accepted an invitation to join 2 Hare Court with effect from today.  Madeleine joins us as a sought after practitioner with substantial experience instructed to both prosecute and defend serious criminal offences across the spectrum. Madeleine has a particular expertise in examining and cross […]