R v SD and another (2022) at Southwark Crown Court. Junior alone acting for defendant charged with a high profile mortgage fraud involving more than £13 million of pension savings being taken by in an enterprise mastermind by David Austin. This case involved complex volumes of financial material.
R v KHR and others (2019) Led by Louise Sweet KC in a trial for murder in 2019 before the Central Criminal Court involving the tragic murder of Jodie Chesney. The young defendnat, aged under 18 at the time, was acquitted of all charges. Case litigated by Carol Kehoe of Tuckers Solicitors.
As a leading junior in two trials – R v AL and 6 others (2013-2014) Conducting the trial and re-trial as leading counsel at the Central Criminal Court before HHJ Kramer KC and then the Common Sergeant of London. The related to an allegation of murder which took place in the Stratford Westfield Shopping Centre the week before the 2012 Olympic Games in London. George led Sonal Sodha of Nexus Chambers in the first trial and Alison Pryor of 42 Bedford Row in the second.
This was a high-profile case included substantial volumes of mobile phone and CCTV evidence. Case litigated by Rosemarie Aniemeka. And Philippa McAtasney KC acted for the first defendant accused of murder.
R v CO and others (2011): Murder. Trial at the Central Criminal Court led by Queen’s Counsel (Trevor Burke QC). The Defendant was charged as part of the largest joint enterprise murder case in British history with 20 defendants. The Defendant was under the age of 18 at the time and the case involved the dramatic chase and attack of a schoolboy in a public place in London with a high level of media interest
R v TT and others (2010): Armed Robbery. Trial at Woolwich Crown Court as sole advocate. The Defendant stood trial as part of the largest jewel robbery in British history where over £40 million of diamonds were taken in a daring armed daylight raid on Graffs Jewellers of Bond Street