21 January 2016 Caroline Carberry appointed as a legally qualified Chair of Police Misconduct Panel Furnival Chambers congratulates Caroline Carberry on her appointment as a legally qualified chair of the Police Misconduct Panel for Kent, Surrey, Sussex and Hampshire 18 January 2016 Kieran Galvin secures acquittal in Operation Jacinth Kieran Galvin, instructed by Blackfords Solicitors,  secured the acquittal of Darren Carvill, charged with fraudulent evasion of excise duty on a cargo of 5,949,000 cigarettes, following a 2 year investigation by HMRC. The amount of duty evaded was said to be £1,583,770.  Following a two week trial at Birmingham Crown Court, Mr Carvill was the only […] 18 January 2016 Lisa Wilson appointed as Chair of Association of Women Barristers We are delighted to announce that Lisa Wilson has been appointed Chair of the Association of Women Barristers 12 January 2016 Philippa McAtasney QC and Adam Morgan represent Durham University student cleared of rape and sexual assault allegations Philippa McAtasney QC and Adam Morgan represented Durham University student, Louis Richardson, who was acquitted of charges of rape and sexual assault by a jury at Durham Crown Court today.   http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/crime/12095449/Durham-University-student-accused-of-rape-cleared-of-all-charges.html http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3395854/Secretary-Durham-University-debating-society-CLEARED-rape-sexual-assault.html 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 […] « First ‹ Previous 1 5 13 14 15 16 17 Next › Last »