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LATEST NEWS

Lewis Power QC secures Not Guilty Verdicts In Marital Rape Trial

At the Inner London Crown Court in the case of R v C, LPQC who was instructed on a privately funded basis by Rod Hayler of Old Bailey Solicitors, was successful in his submissions in persuading the Crown at trial to offer no evidence. After highlighting crucial...
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Oliver Grimwood was called to the Bar of the Cayman Islands

Chambers International Law and Business Crime team continues to expand its reach.  Oliver Grimwood was called to the Bar of the Cayman Islands on the 4th of October 2017 by the Honourable Mr Justice Malcom QC.  The Jurisdiction is a one of the major international...
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Myanmar: Genocide? The law

Michael Polak and Diana Constantinidou Deliver Genocide Lecture at the Universal Peace Federation Last Thursday 28 September 2017 Michael Polak of Church Court Chambers and Diana Constantinidou of Strattonfield Chamber who is currently undertaking an international...
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Lewis Power QC succeeds in Murder Charge being dropped at Close of Prosecution Case

Lewis Power QC instructed by Rod Hayler of Old Bailey Solicitors represented a young 21 year old man "M", at Hove Crown Court who was jointly charged with the murder of his close friend. The victim had been fatally stabbed. At the close of the Crown's case, a...
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AMJAD MALIK QC Spoke at BNP Paribas, London on October 5

Amjad Malik QC was invited to speak to an audience of over a 100 bankers at  BNP Paribas offices in London on the new Corporate offences of Failing to Prevent the facilitation of Tax evasion under the Criminal Finances Act 2017. The City is calling on expert...
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Kerim Fuad QC succeeds in university rape case.

Mr Fuad QC, Head of Church Court Chambers represented a young man accused of the rape of a fellow University student. After a trademark opening speech by Mr Fuad QC, straight after the crown's opening, and his meticulous cross examination (which was praised by the...
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Corporate Offending: Tax Evasion – is your business ready? Jo Morris and Colin Witcher

The new corporate offence The Criminal Finances Act 2017 brought into effect on 30 September 2017 two new corporate criminal offences of failure to prevent the facilitation of UK and foreign tax evasion by a person associated with a “relevant body”. The legislation...
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Jo Morris enjoys a success at the Court of Appeal.

Jo Morris succeeded in her application at the Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) to reduce a sentence imposed upon a vulnerable man on the basis that the original sentences should have been concurrent not consecutive and offended against the principle of totality....
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GEORGE HEPBURNE SCOTT INSTRUCTED IN MOST HIGH-PROFILE EXTRADITION CASE OF 2017

George Hepburne Scott has been instructed to represent Michael Herba the Polish national who is alleged to have been involved in the kidnapping of English model Chloe Ayling in Italy. Mr Herba was arrested on a European Arrest Warrant issued by the Italian...
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Successful Appeal by Robert Newcombe leads to 10 years Imprisonment for False Rape Accuser

Robert Newcombe, barrister at Church Court Chambers, succeeded in his application to the Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) to quash the conviction for rape of Mahad Cassim. Mr Cassim had been convicted of raping Jemma Beale after giving her a lift in his car. The...
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LATEST ARTICLES

The dawn of a new era in extradition law? – An article by George Hepburne Scott.

Please follow link below to read George Hepburne Scotts article on extradition published in the New Law Journal. ... Read More

Military Justice – an Unfair System?

Military jurisprudence seeks to regulate both service and civilian injustices. Every fighting force throughout history has found itself Read More

Marine A – The Fog of Law – Article by Shaun Esprit and Jo Morris

The case of Acting Colour Sgt Alexander Blackman, commonly known as Marine A, is a controversial one. The actions of our servicemen are Read More

Military Justice – the Severity of Sentencing – An Article by Shaun Esprit and Jo Morris

Servicemen do not usually dwell upon their rights. Theirs is a life for those who can place duty before entitlements.  Servicemen are ... Read More

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