Catherine Brown successful High Court extradition appeal under Article 8 of the ECHR

Catherine Brown has achieved significant success in an ‘Article 8’ High Court extradition appeal.  Her client was subject to an order for extradition to Latvia, for prosecution of historical fraud offences. On appeal, the High Court acceded to Catherine’s argument that  extradition would cause a disproportionate interference with her client’s family life in the UK, […]

Margia Mostafa joins Chambers

We are pleased to announce that Margia Mostafa, previously of 187 Fleet Street, has joined Chambers with immediate effect.  You can see Margia’s full profile here.

Pippa McAtasney QC & Harry MacDonald secure unanimous acquittals on all counts

Pippa McAtasney QC and Harry MacDonald, instructed by Tildens Solicitors, have secured the unanimous acquittal of their client upon all counts for allegedly assisting an offender, following a five-week trial at Southwark Crown Court.  You can see Pippa and Harry’s full profiles here.

Murder trial acquittal for Michael Holland QC and Andrew Frymann

Michael Holland QC & Andrew Frymann have secured acquittals on all counts following a four-week murder and robbery trial of an alleged drug dealer at the Old Bailey.

Caroline Haughey QC & Joel Smith shortlisted for top criminal practitioner awards

We are proud to announce that Caroline Haughey QC has been shortlisted for the top criminal silk award and Joel Smith has been shortlisted for the top criminal junior award at the upcoming Chambers & Partners UK Bar Awards 2020.  The event will be held on 17th November 2020, by virtual means, with the winners […]

‘The curious case of Wigan Athletic & the English Football League’s owners & directors test’

Ed Gross’ above-titled article, regarding recent events at Wigan Athletic Football Club, has been published by the leading sports law website, LawInSport.  Ed co-authored the article with Wayne Barnes, exploring the issues that have arisen from the administration of Wigan Athletic.  There have been cries for a full investigation into what happened at the Club […]

Vanarama National League Playoffs under way after Craig Harris advice on COVID Regs

Craig Harris, instructed by Mel Stein of Clintons Solicitors, advised the Vanarama National League on the viability of staging its 2019/20 Playoff competition under the Coronavirus Regulations. The Playoffs culminate this weekend, 2nd August, with the National League finalists vying for promotion to the EFL at Wembley Stadium.  Good luck to all involved! See Craig’s […]

Nick Hearn appearing for Indian Government in Nirav Modi Extradition Hearing

The high-profile Extradition Hearing in the case of Government of India v Nirav Modi began on Monday (11th May) at Westminster Magistrates’ Court.  Nick Hearn is appearing on behalf of the Government of India, led by Helen Malcolm QC.  Mr Modi is represented by Clare Montgomery QC and Ben Watson. The matter is listed for […]

Can transmitting COVID-19 be a crime?

In this thought-provoking article, our pupil Adam Squibbs offers guidance on when the transmission of COVID-19 might amount to an offence of causing grievous, or actual bodily harm and identifies the potential obstacles to successful prosecutions.  Please contact our Chambers clerks if you require any advice on the legal implications of the spread of coronavirus. […]

Furnival Chambers’ approach to working through the Coronavirus

Because of the potential effect of this virus, Chambers has decided that it is necessary for all members of Furnival and clerks to work, so far as possible, individually and away from Chambers itself. This will happen with immediate effect and will last initially until the 17th April when the situation will be reviewed. The […]