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 […] 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 « First ‹ Previous 1 3 11 12 13 14 15 18 Next › Last »