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MORE EXTRADITION SUCCESS FOR GEORGE HEPBURNE-SCOTT

On 16th November 2017, in the case of District Court of Koszalin, Poland v Rafal Szpiec, heard at Westminster Magistrates' Court, District Judge Inyundo discharged Mr Szpiec from the European Arrest Warrant that he faced. This was notwithstanding that it was a...
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Kevin Molloy of Church Court Chambers has been ranked in 2018 edition of Chambers and Partners.

Furthermore, he has been invited onto the “Section 28 Local Implementation Committee” as the sole representative for the Independent Bar. The committee is headed by HHJ Warner and will oversee the implementation of recorded cross-examinations in vulnerable witness...
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Success for George Hepburne Scott in the Administrative Court

The case of Polish Judicial Authority v MM was heard at the Administrative Court on 25th October 2017 before Sir Wyn Williams sitting as a High Court Judge. George Hepburne Scott appeared for the Appellant. Following submissions, the Court quashed the order for...
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Crown Court Success for George Hepburne Scott

On 20th October, following a 5 day trial at Isleworth Crown Court, George's client was found Not Guilty by the jury on all counts. The defendant had faced extremely serious charges of Rape x 2, False Imprisonment and Wounding with Intent. He had faced a sentence of...
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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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LATEST ARTICLES

Camilla Whitehouse’s scholarship to attend the Florida Bar’s Association’s annual civil advocacy course

REPORT ON THE FLORIDA BAR’S CIVIL ADVOCACY COURSE In May 2016, four junior barristers were fortunate enough to be awarded a South ... Read More

The Jurisdiction of the Military Court Martial – An article by Jo Morris and Fiona McAddy

The reach of military justice is extensive; it stops at neither serviceman nor service offences.  The military Court Martial has ... Read More

Interpretation of Legislation under the Human Rights Act

The Situation before the Human Rights Act In the traditional doctrine of statutory interpretation, the courts looked at the ordinary ... Read More

Sexual offences – has one excess bred another? An article by Lesley Manley & Jo Morris

In the light of the recent discredited allegations of a paedophile ring at Westminster we must consider whether the pendulum has swung ... Read More

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