11 January 2016 Giles Cockings and Stephen Moses appointed as Queen’s Counsel Furnival Chambers are delighted to announce that Giles Cockings and Stephen Moses have been appointed as Queen’s Counsel in this year’s appointments. 22 December 2015 Caroline Carberry secures convictions in Edet & Edet slavery trial Caroline Carberry successfully prosecuted a gynaecologist and his wife, a senior NHS nurse, for offences arising out of illegally bringing a 14-year-old child from Nigeria to the United Kingdom as their servant and keeping him in servitude for 24 years. http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/dec/07/doctor-wife-edet-jailed-keeping-man-slave-24-years 9 December 2015 Midwife cleared of Misconduct following probe into working practices at the Morecambe Bay NHS Trust Kieran Galvin was instructed to defend a midwife before the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), who was cleared of misconduct following an allegation that a string of errors endangered the life of a new born child. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3344734/Musketeer-midwife-series-mistakes-day-work-scandal-hit-maternity-unit-11-babies-died-cleared-misconduct.html 3 December 2015 Convictions obtained against ten on payday loan fraud Richard Hearnden and Kemi Fapohunda secured the convictions of all nine defendants who stood trial in a fraud and money laundering case at the Old Bailey. The six women and three men join a tenth defendant who pleaded guilty in the spring, and will be sentenced next month. The jury heard that a well-known payday lender […] 21 October 2015 Congratulations to Caroline English appointed as a Circuit Judge Furnival Chambers are delighted to announce that Caroline English has been appointed as a Circuit Judge by the Lord Chancellor. She will sit at Snaresbrook Crown Court as of 27th October.     https://www.judiciary.gov.uk/announcements/circuit-judge-appointment-english/ 15 September 2015 Sandip Patel QC to speak at Academy of European Law seminar in Bucharest, ‘Relying on Electronic Evidence in Criminal Cases’ Sandip Patel QC has been selected to speak at the forthcoming seminar series, ‘Relying upon Electronic Evidence in Criminal Cases’, organised by the Academy of European Law, which is to be held at the National Institute of Magistracy in Bucharest between 12-13 November 2015. Full details can be found on the link below ERA Electronic Evidence […] 30 July 2015 Acquittals secured Caroline Carberry secures acquittals for one of the eleven defendants in the Aylesbury grooming and sexual exploitation trial at the Central Criminal Court. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-33656802 24 May 2015 Tim Devlin & Lisa Freeman speak at the Bar European Group annual conference in Reykjavik, Iceland Tim Devlin delivers a speech on the rights of the accused in European Union Law. Lisa Freeman delivers a speech on mutual recognition of confiscation orders within the European Union. Session chaired by Mr Justice King. 12 May 2015 Acquittal at the Old Bailey Our criminal team achieved an excellent result for a client in the Old Bailey last week following an 8 day trial on a charge of attempted murder. Our client, Ahmed Saleem Mohammed, became involved in a fight with an estranged friend.  We ran a self-defence argument.  Our client and his former friend were both originally […] 29 April 2015 Nick Mather secures prosecution of match-fixing footballer Nick Mather has secured the prosecution at Birmingham Crown Court of an ex-Premier League Footballer accused of being a match-fixing middleman (see The Telegraph, BBC News and Daily Mail) « First ‹ Previous 1 4 12 13 14 15 Next › Last »