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. […] 14 September 2016 Furnival Chambers ranked as “an eminent set” in the latest edition of Legal 500 The Legal 500 ranking announcements this week rated Furnival Chambers as “an eminent set with a second-to-none reputation for criminal defence work’. It comprises ‘high-quality advocates, which in turn, means that there is strength in depth’. The clerks are also ‘top notch and provide a fantastic service’; ‘they are invariably helpful, very switched on and […] 25 August 2016 Kieran Galvin secures dismissal of charges against ‘Nurse M’ before the NMC Kieran Galvin, instructed by Blackfords (London), represented Nurse M who faced serious charges in relation to patient care before the NMC. The charges alleged failures to provide care and medication. Nurse M was a ‘whistleblower’ and had reported the care home where she worked to the Safeguarding organisation. Following successful submissions of no case to […] 11 August 2016 Royal Household Corruption Convictions Reporting restrictions were lifted yesterday in the case of R v Harper and Ors at Southwark Crown Court. David Durose, leading Nicholas Hearn, secured convictions against Ronald Harper a former senior manager within the property department of the Royal Household. In each of two separate trials Mr Harper was convicted of conspiring with the directors […] 31 July 2016 Lisa Wilding QC and Craig Harris secure £20K+ increase in PPE for solicitors and counsel following murder trial Following a murder trial in which they acted for Salma Begum at the end of 2015, as part of a seven-handed case, Lisa Wilding QC and Craig Harris acted for multiple solicitors and counsel in appeals against the LAA’s assessment of the PPE payable in the case.  Defence firms and counsel were paid to the […] « First ‹ Previous 1 9 10 11 12 13 17 Next › Last »