Darryl Cherrett in firearms appeal concerning juror outbursts during evidence

Darryl Cherrett represented the appellant in an appeal against conviction for firearms offences, after a juror sang, “Tell me lies, tell me sweet little lies”, midway through his client giving evidence at trial.  Darryl argued that the prejudice and unfairness to the trial process was such the entire jury should have been be discharged.  The […]

Charlotte Yarrow appointed as Queen’s Counsel

Chambers is delighted to announce Charlotte Yarrow’s appointment as Queen’s Counsel.  You can see Charlotte’s full profile here.

Joel Smith and Hannah Burton successful before the Divisional Court

Joel Smith led Hannah Burton in successfully representing the Respondent Romanian Judicial Authority in proceedings concerning the applicability of s.21A of the Extradition Act 2003 to conviction warrants, when the requested person is entitled to a retrial upon surrender:  Saptelei v Romania [2021] EWHC 506 (Admin) | [2021] 3 WLUK 88.  See Joel and Hannah’s […]

Court delivers Nirav Modi extradition judgment – Nicholas Hearn acted for the Govt of India

District Judge Sam Goozée has delivered judgment in relation to the request made by the Government of India for the extradition of high-profile businessman Nirav Modi. Nicholas Hearn acted for the Government of India, led by Helen Malcolm QC. The judgment can be viewed here.  Also click here to see Nicholas’ full profile.

Amanda Bostock appears in the UK Supreme Court

Amanda Bostock appeared before the Supreme Court this week representing the Hungarian Judicial Authority. The case will consider the correct approach to the assessment of diplomatic assurances aiming to prevent Human Right’s breaches within the European Union.

Caroline Carberry QC & Nicholas Hearn prosecute husband who murdered his wife

Caroline Carberry QC and Nicholas Hearn appeared for the Crown in the prosecution of Raymond Hoadley.  Hoadley was convicted of the Murder of his wife, Jacqueline Hoadley. He was sentenced by HHJ Gold QC at Lewes Crown Court and received a sentence of life imprisonment with a minimum term of 25 years.  More press coverage […]

Darryl Cherrett secures acquittals at kidnap & false imprisonment trial

Darryl Cherrett, instructed by Junaid Khan of SVS Solicitors, has secured acquittals for his client after a four-week trial at Isleworth Crown Court upon allegations of kidnap, false imprisonment, threats to kill and violence, in which he acted for the first Defendant.  This case is linked to a well-publicised and as yet unsolved murder investigation. […]

Caroline Haughey QC speaks on trial delays in Human Trafficking cases

Caroline Haughey QC has spoken on ITV news about the delays in the court system being caused by COVID-19 and the impact it is having on Human Trafficking cases. Hear what Caroline had to say and see her full profile here.

Serious Fraud Office counsel panel appointments for Chambers

We are pleased to announce that David Durose QC (silks panel), Nick Hearn (A panel), Tyrone Silcott (A panel) and Ed Gross (C panel) have been appointed to the SFO list of panel counsel.  You can see counsel’s full profiles by clicking on their names, above.

Craig Harris advises in Danny Cipriani departure from Gloucester Rugby

Craig Harris advised and represented the player, Danny Cipriani, in his mutual departure from the Premiership Rugby side, Gloucester Rugby.  You can see Craig’s full profile here.