Stephen Garbett secures acquittal of his client who faced trial for arson

Stephen Garbett recently secured the acquittal of his client who had faced a trial for arson being reckless as to whether life would be endangered. The charge was changed to simple arson during the trial…

John Femi-Ola KC defending in first prosecution for alleged commercial organ donation

John Femi-Ola KC is currently representing a defendant at the Central Criminal Court charged with others in the first prosecution for alleged commercial organ donation under the Modern Slavery Act. John is…

Patrick Harte secures acquittal running s.45 MSA defence

Patrick Harte secured the acquittal of a young adult accused of operating a significant / leading role in a multi handed conspiracy to supply class A drugs as part of a gang in south London….

Patrick Harte starts defending in international trafficking case

Patrick Harte commences a trial in Bournemouth representing the first named defendant in a multi handed people smuggling conspiracy. It’s alleged the defendants brought people into the UK over numerous trips across the channel by…

Michael Stradling leads Andrew Horsell in kidnap acquittal

For the past two and a half months Michael Stradling (leading) and Andrew Horsell have been engaged in a kidnapping trial in the Wood Green Crown Court. The case involved the assassination of a high…

Not guilty verdicts from a jury for a client represented by Jeremy Wainwright KC

Jeremy Wainwright KC represented GR who was acquitted of 3 counts of rape of a woman after a trial at Bournemouth Crown Court. The case had been prosecuted by King’s Counsel. GR, a former Royal…

Shanice Mahmud’s client acquitted of robbery after two-week trial at Southwark Crown Court

Shanice Mahmud represented a client charged, alongside another, with robbery of a Rolex watch, the complainant being an undercover police officer. After a two-week trial the jury acquitted him unanimously. Shanice was instructed by Kunle…

Jeremy Wainwright KC and Jodie Hitchcock – client acquitted of murder

Jeremy Wainwright KC and Jodie-Jane Hitchcock represented HA, a defendant in a Murder trial at Newport Crown Court before Mr. Justice Cotter. Their client was charged with Murder and S.18 Wounding with intent to cause…

Samantha Ball successful in preventing a client’s extradition

Samantha Ball has been successful in preventing a client from being extradited to the Netherlands. Her client had been requested to serve a sentence for the equivalent of money laundering. Samantha successfully argued that this…

Gordon Ross secures acquittal in 3-week slavery trial

Gordon Ross represented a defendant who was alleged to be part of a family group who brought a family member over from eastern Europe and held her in slavery and servitude, forcing her to work, claim unentitled…


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