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 […] 31 July 2016 Caroline Haughey’s independent review of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 published today Caroline Haughey’s independent review into the effectiveness of the criminal justice provisions in the Modern Slavery Act 2015 was commissioned by the Prime Minister in her previous role as Home Secretary. Modern Slavery Act 2015 review: one year on 29 June 2016 Supreme Court Extradition Judgment Handed Down The Supreme Court handed down judgment in the case of Goluchowski & Sas v Poland [2016] UKSC 36  and held that conviction European arrest warrants do not need to contain particulars of domestic warrants issued in the requesting state to comply with s.2(6)(c) of the Extradition Act 2003. James Stansfeld, led by Clare Montgomery QC represented […] 20 June 2016 Mark Fraser joins Furnival Chambers We are delighted to announce that Mark Fraser, formerly of 33 Bedford Row, has joined Furnival Chambers. 3 June 2016 Sally Fudge appointed District Judge Furnival Chambers is delighted to announce that Sally Fudge has been appointed to be a District Judge. The Lord Chief Justice has deployed her to the Midland Circuit, based at Leicester Magistrates’ Court with effect from 9 June 2016. https://www.judiciary.gov.uk/announcements/district-judge-magistrates-courts-fudge/ 25 May 2016 Kieran Galvin successfully defends Midwife S before the Nursing and Midwifery Council Kieran Galvin defended Midwife S at a 5 day hearing before the NMC.  S faced five charges, principally relating to dishonesty regarding the completion of medical records. All the contested charges were found Not Proven. S received a 9 months conditions of practice order for the one matter she admitted. 24 May 2016 Michelle Fawcett secures convictions in organised crime gang cocaine supply case See link below for details http://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/drugs-gang-who-flooded-north-london-with-cocaine-jailed-for-nearly-50-years-a3158036.html 24 May 2016 Emma Smith and Michelle Fawcett successfully prosecute a £1.4 million fraud against a global sexual and reproductive healthcare charity. The defendant was convicted after a three week trial and sentenced to 9 years imprisonment. 19 May 2016 Caroline Carberry and Oliver Doherty secure convictions in human trafficking case following four week trial at Maidstone Crown Court http://www.kentnews.co.uk/news/slovakian_brothers_who_forced_victims_to_work_in_medway_for_as_little_as_5_a_week_jailed_for_six_years_1_4540437 28 April 2016 Pupillage Applications for October 2016 Furnival Chambers will be offering four twelve month pupillages to commence in October 2016. Applications will be accepted from 4th April 2016 until 4th May 2016. See full details. « First ‹ Previous 1 2 10 11 12 13 14 17 Next › Last »