Jonathan Rosen secures acquittals on 11 counts of historic sex abuse

After a six day trial at St. Albans Crown Court Jonathan Rosen secured the acquittal of his lay client on all 11 counts of sexual abuse alleged to have been committed against four sisters, the…

Patrick Harte commences in Attempted Murder trial

Patrick Harte today starts defending a man accused of Attempted Murder. The Crown allege on Hallowe’en night 2021 a masked man motivated by vigilantism tried to kill the victim by stabbing him numerous times in the neck. Patrick is…

John Femi-Ola KC secures acquittal in organ harvesting plot

John Femi-Ola KC has secured the acquittal of his client in the first prosecution brought in respect of commercial organ donation under the Modern Slavery Act. All other defendants were found guilty. https://news.sky.com/story/nigerian-politician-wife-and-medical-middleman-found-guilty-of-organ-harvesting-plot-12838931 https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-65013545

Gary Brown appointed President of the Institute of Barristers Clerks

Chambers are delighted to announce that our Senior Clerk, Gary Brown, has been appointed President of the IBC. Gary has served as a past Chairman and has represented the IBC on numerous Bar Council committees….

Adrienne Knight and Samantha Ball’s client found not guilty of assisting an offender in a murder trial 

Adrienne Knight led Samantha Ball in representing their young client who was accused of assisting three murderers. The trial at Winchester Crown Court lasted 12 weeks and the jury convicted three Defendants of murder before…

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. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-64541456 https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2023/feb/20/i-was-told-to-lie-at-organ-transplant-meeting-alleged-victim-tells-uk-court https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11632281/Nigerian-senators-daughter-denies-trafficking-homeless-man-UK-harvest-kidney.html 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…

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