Emma Smith appointed Recorder of the Crown Court

Chambers is delighted to congratulate Emma Smith on her very well deserved appointment as Recorder of the Crown Court.

Amanda Bostock appointed as Deputy District Judge

Chambers is delighted to announce that Amanda Bostock has been appointed as a Deputy District Judge and congratulates Amanda on her appointment.

Rhiannon Crimmins appointed as Queens Counsel

Rhiannon Crimmins

Chambers is delighted to announce that Rhiannon Crimmins has been appointed as Queens Counsel and congratulates Rhiannon on her appointment.

Frida Hussain QC secures acquittals in alleged drive-by-shooting conspiracy to murder

Frida Hussain QC, leading Khadim Al’Hassan, secured unanimous Not Guilty verdicts for their client charged with conspiracy to murder arising from two drive by shootings in Sheffield.  Frida was instructed by Arshaid Bashir & Ben Manovitch of Adam Law Solicitors.  You can see Frida’s full profile here.

Stephen Moses leads successful dismissal of joint-enterprise murder charge

Stephen Moses

Stephen Moses QC, leading Richard Davies, secured the dismissal of Murder and GBH charges against their client at Newport Crown Court, following a dismissal application that involved in-depth analysis of phone evidence, the law on joint enterprise and circumstantial evidence. The case involved allegations that the defendant was the lynchpin of a serious organised crime […]

Furnival sits high again in legal directory rankings

Furnival & RCJ

Chambers has again achieved high rankings in this year’s editions of the Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 legal directories.  Members of Chambers – both silks and juniors – have variously been ranked as Leaders at the Bar in the fields of Crime, International Crime & Extradition, Fraud, Proceeds of Crime & Asset Forfeiture work […]

Charlie Sherrard QC secures acquittal in “honey trap killing” murder trial

Charlie Sherrard QC ⁦secured the acquittal of his seventeen-year-old client charged with murder in a three-way cut-throat defence case, arising out of ‘honey trap killing’, after 10-week trial at Coventry Crown Court. Charlie’s client was the only defendant acquitted of murder.  Charlie was instructed by Omar Sadique of ⁦‪@sadiqueuddinsol⁩ See Charlie’s full profile here

Lucy Tapper secures acquittal of retired headmaster charged with historical sexual offences

Lucy Tapper secured unanimous acquittals on all counts for her client, a retired headmaster and schools inspector, accused of historical sexual abuse going back almost 40 years.  Careful, forensic dissection of the evidence revealed inherent inconsistencies, which led to ‘not guilty’ verdicts in just over an hour.  Lucy was instructed by Zoe Heron and Katie […]

Caroline Haughey QC in Times Radio interview on modern slavery

Caroline Haughey QC

Caroline Haughey QC appeared on Times Radio to be interviewed about issues concerning the law on modern slavery.

Julia Smart QC secures acquittal in “baby-shaking” murder trial

Julia Smart Q.C. successfully represented the mother in a 3 week baby-shaking murder trial at Chester Crown Court.  Her client was acquitted of murder following a successful submission of no case to answer and then unanimously acquitted by the jury of the alternative of causing/allowing the death of a child .  There was substantial expert […]