Michael Stradling successfully defends another defendant accused of encrochat conspiracies

Michael Stradling, instructed by Andrew Marrs at Abbey Solicitors, successfully defends (again) in an encrochat case of considerable seriousness at the Kingston Crown Court. Mr Stradling’s client faced an indictment alleging conspiracies to supply cocaine,…

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…

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…

Michael Stradling Secures Acquittal in Encrochat Drug Supply Case

Michael Stradlling, instructed by Brian Swan of Stokoe Partnership, successfully represented a defendant at the Woolwich Crown Court in a multi-kilo cocaine supply conspiracy where the evidence against him was entirely Encrochat material. The issues…

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…

Michael Stradling successfully defends an application for summary judgment

Michael Stradling successfully defended an application for summary judgment brought by the Financial Conduct Authority against a businessman facing proceedings for various regulatory breaches. The application was heard in the Chancery Division and was dismissed. The…

Michael Stradling defends in EncroChat case

Michael Stradling defended in an EncroChat case at Snaresbrook Crown Court. The case involved detailed and careful cross-examination of Luke Shrimpton, the expert on the data obtained by the NCA.Michael Stradling was able to generate very…

Adam Davis KC and Michael Stradling start murder case

Adam Davis KC, leading Michael Stradling, today start defending in a multi-handed murder trial in the Crown Court at Chelmsford. The trial is due to run for three weeks.  https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-59347548 Adam and Michael…

Tim Forte and Michael Stradling in terrorist trial

Tim Forte and Michael Stradling represented Matthew Cronjager at his trial at the Old Bailey for counts of engaging in conduct in preparation of terrorist attacks and the dissemination of terrorist publications. The case required lengthy and…


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