Michael Stradling’s client acquitted of conspiracy to defraud Nat West Bank of over £1million after 8 week trial at Southwark Crown Court

Michael Stradling, instructed by Ditesh Patel and Ria Kudrati at Bark & Co, represent a defendant who was acquitted of a sophisticated conspiracy to defraud involving organised criminal gangs and insiders working for the Nat…

Michael Stradling successfully defends Director accused of fraud against own company

Michael Stradling, instructed by Golden Solicitors, represented a company Director accused of fraudulently withdrawing monies from the company’s bank account.   The trial took place at the Crown Court at Southwark. The primary witness for the Crown…

Prosecution offer no evidence four weeks into trial of James Wing and Samantha Ball’s client in financial regulation case

James Wing led Samantha Ball in representing a Defendant for trial in respect of an allegation of contravening the general prohibition on carrying out a regulated activity contrary to section 23(1) of the Financial Services…

Puneet Grewal secures acquittal at the Central Criminal Court in a multi-handed conspiracy to transfer firearm and ammunition

Puneet Grewal leading Francesca Hallet (MK Law) represented the first defendant in a multi-handed case alleging a conspiracy to transfer a firearm and ammunition. The jury returned unanimous not guilty verdicts after 2 days following…

Tim Forte shortlisted in the category ‘Financial Crime Junior of the Year’ at The Legal 500 Bar Awards 2023

Tim Forte has been shortlisted at the forthcoming Legal 500 Bar Awards in the category ‘Financial Crime Junior of the Year’. The awards will take place in October at the London Hilton.

Patrick Harte commences in multi-handed conspiracy to commit kidnap case

Patrick Harte commences today defending in a multi-handed conspiracy to commit Kidnap, False Imprisonment and Blackmail where the complainant was allegedly held for multiple days and was subjected to torture.  The trial is due to…

Andrew Horsell and Samantha Ball commence in Operation Northolt firearms trial 

Andrew Horsell is currently leading Samantha Ball in representing the first Defendant on the indictment in a multihanded conspiracy to possess a firearm with intent to endanger life and possession of ammunition trial. This is…

Puneet Grewal makes successful submission of no case to answer for client charged with x3 rape and false imprisonment before close of the prosecution case. 

Puneet Grewal represented a client at Harrow Crown Court charged with multiple rapes, false imprisonment, theft and assault. She made an application of no case to answer relying on the first limb of R v…

Adam Davis KC secures acquittal for Murder and Manslaughter in 8 week Manchester carnival murder trial. 

Adam Davis KC and Glenn Parsons (Park Square Chambers) defended, Byron Goodhall, one of 5 men tried at Manchester Crown Square, for offences that arose when 2 rival groups from Huddersfield clashed at the Manchester…

Jeremy Wainwright KC and Michael Stradling start double murder trial

Jeremy Wainwright KC and Michael Stradling are representing a client charged with two Murders and an Attempted Murder. The trial has started at Luton Crown Court. It is a three-handed case and expected to last…


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