Philippa McAtasney QC and Adam Morgan represent Durham University student cleared of rape and sexual assault allegationsJanuary 12, 2016Philippa 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
Giles Cockings and Stephen Moses appointed as Queen’s CounselJanuary 11, 2016Furnival Chambers are delighted to announce that Giles Cockings and Stephen Moses have been appointed as Queen’s Counsel in this year’s appointments.
Caroline Carberry secures convictions in Edet & Edet slavery trialDecember 22, 2015Caroline 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
Midwife cleared of Misconduct following probe into working practices at the Morecambe Bay NHS TrustDecember 9, 2015Kieran 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
Convictions obtained against ten on payday loan fraudDecember 3, 2015Richard 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 […]
Congratulations to Caroline English appointed as a Circuit JudgeOctober 21, 2015Furnival 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/
Sandip Patel QC to speak at Academy of European Law seminar in Bucharest, ‘Relying on Electronic Evidence in Criminal Cases’September 15, 2015Sandip 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 […]
Acquittals securedJuly 31, 2015Caroline 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
Tim Devlin & Lisa Freeman speak at the Bar European Group annual conference in Reykjavik, IcelandMay 24, 2015Tim 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.
Acquittal at the Old BaileyMay 12, 2015Our 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 […]
Nick Mather secures prosecution of match-fixing footballerApril 29, 2015Nick 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)
Ex-Premier League Footballer in match-fixing claimsApril 13, 2015Nick Mather is currently prosecuting in a trial at Brimingham Crown Court of an ex-Premier League Footballer accused of being a match-fixing middleman (see BBC News and Daily Mail).
House of Lords publishes report on UK extradition law and practiceMarch 10, 2015The full version is available for download. Charlotte Powell was thanked as a specialist adviser.
Martin Rutherford appointed Queens CounselJanuary 18, 2015Chambers are delighted to announce that Martin Rutherford has been appointed Queens Counsel in the 2015 appointments.
Featured speakerNovember 13, 2014Charlotte Powell spoke at the Institute for Advanced Legal Studies (London) for the European Criminal Bar Association’s session on ‘Extradition: Is the UK a soft touch for the EU and the USA?’
Charlotte Powell named Specialist AdvisorJune 12, 2014The House of Lords Select Committee on the Extradition Act 2003 has appointed Charlotte Powell as Specialist Adviser to assist the Committee in its 2014-15 inquiry.
Stansfeld appointed to AG listMay 15, 2014Chambers is pleased to announce that James Stansfeld has been appointed to the Attorney General’s ‘C’ Panel List for Civil Litigation.
Annette Henry, Sandip Patel & Lisa Wilding appointed as Queens CounselJanuary 15, 2014Chambers are delighted to announce that Annette Henry, Sandip Patel & Lisa Wilding have been appointed as Queens Counsel in the 2014 appointments
Paul Garlick QC appointed as International Expert to the Council of Europe project on improving the efficiency of the Turkish Criminal Justice SystemDecember 18, 2013Paul Garlick QC has been appointed as an International Expert to the Council of Europe. He will be working on a joint project on improving the efficiency of the Turkish Criminal Justice System. The project is a joint project of the European Union, The Council of Europe and the Turkish Bar Association. On 10 and […]
Two members of Chambers appear in the Supreme CourtJuly 18, 2013Joel Smith, 1st Junior for the Appellant Bucnys, and James Stansfeld, 2nd Junior for the Ministries of Justice of the Republic of Lithuania and Estonia, are appearing in the Supreme Court on 16th and 17th July 2013 on two certified questions on the lawfulness of European arrest warrants issued by Ministries of Justice. The case […]