22 November 2021 Stephen Moses leads successful dismissal of joint-enterprise murder charge 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 […] 16 November 2021 Furnival sits high again in legal directory rankings 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 […] 28 October 2021 Joel Smith is Times Lawyer of the Week Joel Smith has been recognised as The Times Lawyer of the Week after his successful prosecution in the case of R v Chang. Read the article here. 8 October 2021 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 8 October 2021 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 […] 16 August 2021 Caroline Haughey QC in Times Radio interview on modern slavery Caroline Haughey QC appeared on Times Radio to be interviewed about issues concerning the law on modern slavery. 16 August 2021 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 […] 28 July 2021 Nicholas Hearn Appointed Treasury Counsel Monitoree Chambers is pleased to announce that Nicholas Hearn has been appointed as a Treasury Counsel Monitoree.  You can view Nicholas’s profile here. 21 June 2021 Tyrone Silcott secures acquittals following rape and sexual assault trial Tyrone Silcott, instructed by Mark Chester of IBB solicitors, secured acquittal for a client charged with rape and sexual assault at St. Albans Crown Court. The jury acquitted the defendant unanimously after an eleven-day trial. You can see Tyrone’s profile here. 28 May 2021 Estelle Thornber joins Chambers Chambers is delighted to welcome Estelle Thornber, who joins with immediate effect from Church Court Chambers. 1 2 3 11 20 Next › Last »