14 December 2016 Joel Smith acts as junior counsel for the Crown in the successful prosecution of R v. Brizzi, concerning the murder and subsequent dismemberment of a police officer. On 12th December 2016 the defendant was sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum of 24 years. https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2016/dec/12/police-officer-killer-jailed-for-life-stefano-brizzi-breaking-bad 30 November 2016 Charlie Sherrard QC and Lisa Wilson, instructed by Stuart Miller & Co, secure acquittal of law student charged with murder, manslaughter and section 18 in 2 month multi-handed trial at the Old Bailey 23 November 2016 Jeremy Carter-Manning QC and Caroline Carberry secure a conviction for murder in the high profile trial of Ben Bamford at Lewes Crown Court Click here for press report 20 November 2016 Craig Harris again acts successfully for the Football Association This case concerned issues arising out the rules & regulations that apply to Agents (formerly) and Intermediaries dealings with players and clubs – part of Craig’s growing reputation as counsel for sports disciplinary work 3 November 2016 Furnival Chambers ranked as a leading set in the 2017 edition of Chambers & Partners Furnival Chambers has been ranked in the latest edition of Chambers & Partners, with 15 barristers, QCs and juniors, ranked as leading individuals at the Bar across Chambers’ main practice areas. Click here for the full list of rankings. 2 November 2016 Kieran Galvin successfully defends ‘Nurse B’ before the NMC Conduct and Competence Committee Kieran Galvin, instructed by Jonathan Bacon of Thompsons Solicitors (Nottingham), defended Nurse B before the Conduct and Competence Committee of the NMC. B, whilst employed as a senior Band 7 nurse, was accused of dishonest working practices in relation to overtime working over a period of a year. All the dishonesty charges were found Not Proven and the Panel found […] 13 October 2016 Kieran Galvin successfully represents ‘Social Worker H’ before the Health and Care Professions Council Kieran Galvin instructed by Gary Rubin, Head of Regulatory Law at Blackfords LLP, represented Social Worker H before the Health and Care Professions Council. H faced allegations of dishonesty and neglect. Following a three day hearing H was cleared of any misconduct. 21 September 2016 Caroline Haughey has been appointed to the Prime Ministers Modern Slavery Task Force, to be chaired by the Prime Minister Downing Street has said: “The new taskforce aims to do more to bring perpetrators to justice and to support victims both domestically and overseas ……The membership of the taskforce has crucially been designed to help drive forward the operational response with an unusually high number of intelligence and policing experts joining Ministers around the table…They will […] 21 September 2016 Amanda Bostock successfully represents the judicial authorities in guideline case before the Lord Chief Justice on section 12A of the Extradition Act 2003 Amanda Bostock, led by John Hardy QC, represented the judicial authorities of Germany and Lithuania before the Divisional Court in the case of Puceviciene & Others v Lithuania & Others [2016] EWHC 1862 (Admin) which provides definitive guidance on the practical operation of section 12A, intended to ensure that extradition only takes place when the […] 21 September 2016 Jon Swain secures acquittal in murder trial at Reading Crown Court After an 11-day trial, the defendant was acquitted of the murder of a 69 year-old. The prosecution alleged that the defendant got out of his vehicle and attacked the deceased, knocking him to the ground and then punching and kicking him causing fractured ribs and a punctured lung, leading to his death 2 days later. […] « First ‹ Previous 1 9 10 11 12 13 17 Next › Last »