19 December 2019 David Durose QC successful in prosecution of Swiss banker who laundered €100million David Durose QC led the successful prosecution of a Swiss banker for his role in the laundering of €100 million that had been defrauded from a Dutch Shipping Company. In R v Louanjli, the Defendant was convicted after a 6 week trial at Southwark Crown Court of fraud and money laundering for his part in […] 4 December 2019 Keith Hadrill and Nicholas Hearn secure acquittal in seven-handed “boiler room” fraud After a 12 week trial at Southwark Crown Court before HHJ Griffiths, Keith Hadrill and Nicholas Hearn secured the only acquittal in a seven-handed “boiler room fraud” prosecution.  Keith and Nicholas, instructed by Julian Berg of Cox Burley Solicitors, acted for an international tax consultant who specialises in the provision of off-shore corporate structures. The Defendant was acquitted […] 20 October 2019 Ed Gross article on concussion replacements in cricket published by LawInSport Ed Gross’ article, “Knocked Down, but Not Out – A Review of the ICC’s new Concussion Replacement Regulations”, has been published by the leading sports law website, LawInSport.  Ed co-authored the article with Thomas Cleeve, of Penningtons Manches Cooper solicitors, exploring the new concussion replacement substitutions in cricket.  Since the tragic death of the Australian […] 8 October 2019 Chambers welcomes new tenants on completion of their pupillage The Heads of Chambers and all Members of Chambers are delighted to welcome three new tenants. Kane Sharpe, Charlotte Bennett and Iwona Boesche have all accepted offers of tenancy on successful completion of pupillage. Their recruitment adds strength in depth to Furnival Chambers and demonstrates our commitment to training and developing the future stars of […] 6 September 2019 Furnival Chambers primetime billing on BBC Panorama Our very own Caroline Haughey QC, ably support by Nicholas Hearn, starred in last night’s BBC Panorama on Modern Day Slavery. The programme provides a fascinating and moving insight for the wider public into the scourge of modern day slavery. The BBC had unprecedented access as Caroline and Nick prosecuted the largest modern day slavery […] Nicholas James 8 August 2019 Nick James publishes article on troubling area of reliability of ‘Expert’ witnesses in criminal trials The recent and well-publicised embarrassment of Mr Ager, a self proclaimed ‘expert’ in Carbon Trading in a trial at Southwark Crown Court raised a number of wider questions about the use of experts in criminal trials. Mr Ager had been relied upon in  numerous previous trials which will now be subject to review. Nick James […] 5 July 2019 Caroline Haughey QC prosecutes biggest modern-day slavery network ever exposed in UK Caroline Haughey QC led the successful prosecution of members of the biggest modern-day slavery network ever exposed in the UK.  More than 400 victims are believed to have been put to work by the Organised Crime Gang responsible, which tricked vulnerable people from Poland into England with the promise of work and a better lifestyle but […] 13 June 2019 Court of Appeal success for Charlotte Bellamy Charlotte Bellamy won this week in the Court of Appeal. She was successful in an appeal against sentence for dangerous driving and having false plates. 14 months imprisonment was found to be manifestly excessive and reduced to 10 months. Charlotte was instructed by Dhanju Mclean Arora. 10 May 2019 Nirav Modi Extradition Proceedings Nicholas Hearn is instructed by the Government of India in relation to their request for Mr Nirav Modi. Mr Modi, a high-profile Indian businessman, is accused of a fraud on an Indian bank resulting in a loss of 1.2bn US dollars.  His recent unsuccessful bail application at Westminster Magistrates’ court has been covered widely by […] 10 May 2019 Furnival Chambers welcomes Sahara Fergus-Simms We are delighted to announce that Sahara Fergus-Simms (2015 call), formerly of Carmelite Chambers, has joined Chambers. « First ‹ Previous 1 3 4 5 6 7 15 18 Next › Last »