16 March 2021 Darryl Cherrett in firearms appeal concerning juror outbursts during evidence Darryl Cherrett represented the appellant in an appeal against conviction for firearms offences, after a juror sang, “Tell me lies, tell me sweet little lies”, midway through his client giving evidence at trial.  Darryl argued that the prejudice and unfairness to the trial process was such the entire jury should have been be discharged.  The […] 15 March 2021 Charlotte Yarrow appointed as Queen’s Counsel Chambers is delighted to announce Charlotte Yarrow’s appointment as Queen’s Counsel.  You can see Charlotte’s full profile here. 11 March 2021 Joel Smith and Hannah Burton successful before the Divisional Court Joel Smith led Hannah Burton in successfully representing the Respondent Romanian Judicial Authority in proceedings concerning the applicability of s.21A of the Extradition Act 2003 to conviction warrants, when the requested person is entitled to a retrial upon surrender:  Saptelei v Romania [2021] EWHC 506 (Admin) | [2021] 3 WLUK 88.  See Joel and Hannah’s […] 8 March 2021 Giles Cockings QC and Mark McDonald succeed in murder defence Giles Cockings QC leading Mark McDonald, instructed by SVS Solicitors, achieved a stunning and entirely justified acquittal in a murder trial that concluded last week. The Crown relied upon a co-accused, who gave self-serving Queen’s Evidence.  Through brilliant & forensic questioning, this evidence was rightly exposed as flawed & unreliable. 26 February 2021 Court delivers Nirav Modi extradition judgment – Nicholas Hearn acted for the Govt of India District Judge Sam Goozée has delivered judgment in relation to the request made by the Government of India for the extradition of high-profile businessman Nirav Modi. Nicholas Hearn acted for the Government of India, led by Helen Malcolm QC. The judgment can be viewed here.  Also click here to see Nicholas’ full profile. 23 February 2021 Amanda Bostock appears in the UK Supreme Court Amanda Bostock appeared before the Supreme Court this week representing the Hungarian Judicial Authority. The case will consider the correct approach to the assessment of diplomatic assurances aiming to prevent Human Right’s breaches within the European Union. 23 February 2021 Caroline Carberry QC & Nicholas Hearn prosecute husband who murdered his wife Caroline Carberry QC and Nicholas Hearn appeared for the Crown in the prosecution of Raymond Hoadley.  Hoadley was convicted of the Murder of his wife, Jacqueline Hoadley. He was sentenced by HHJ Gold QC at Lewes Crown Court and received a sentence of life imprisonment with a minimum term of 25 years.  More press coverage […] 17 February 2021 Darryl Cherrett secures acquittals at kidnap & false imprisonment trial Darryl Cherrett, instructed by Junaid Khan of SVS Solicitors, has secured acquittals for his client after a four-week trial at Isleworth Crown Court upon allegations of kidnap, false imprisonment, threats to kill and violence, in which he acted for the first Defendant.  This case is linked to a well-publicised and as yet unsolved murder investigation. […] 14 February 2021 Caroline Haughey QC speaks on trial delays in Human Trafficking cases Caroline Haughey QC has spoken on ITV news about the delays in the court system being caused by COVID-19 and the impact it is having on Human Trafficking cases. Hear what Caroline had to say and see her full profile here. 8 February 2021 Christopher Baptiste returns to Furnival Chambers Chambers is delighted to welcome back clerk Christopher Baptiste. « First ‹ Previous 1 2 3 4 12 19 Next › Last »