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Racheal Muldoon secures acquittal at the Old Bailey for GBH and Affray

2019-03-20T16:40:14+00:00March 20th, 2019|

Four defendants were charged with GBH, Affray, and Common Assault. Racheal represented defendant three who was charged with GBH and Affray. All defendants were alleged to have carried out an unprovoked and sustained attack on two members of the public outside a London nightclub, knocking one to the floor unconscious in front of his family [...]

Rose Slowe’s publication on “Why a No-Deal Brexit on 29th March is unconstitutional, Not the Legal default”

2019-03-21T11:23:48+00:00March 20th, 2019|

Leaving the EU without a deal on 29 March is not the “legal default”, as has been repeatedly, but wrongly, asserted. The UK can only leave the EU in accordance with domestic constitutional requirements. The Supreme Court, the highest judicial authority responsible for interpreting our unwritten constitution, ruled in Miller that Brexit requires an Act [...]

David Harounoff successfully defends Manslaughter and false imprisonment charge

2019-03-20T15:35:10+00:00March 20th, 2019|

David Harounoff together with Christopher Sallon QC, successfully defended Professor Kenneth Ife, who was charged together with members of his family, with the manslaughter and false imprisonment of his son. Professor Ife, a distinguished economist who represented Nigeria at UN economic forums and had audiences with the Queen, was unanimously acquitted of all charges following [...]

Alexandra Healy QC successfully prosecutes detectives for Misconduct in Public Office

2019-03-15T11:51:53+00:00March 15th, 2019|

Detective constables Sharon Patterson, 49, and Lee Pollard, 47, forged documents, concealed evidence and lied about investigations out of laziness and cynical disdain for victims, the Old Bailey heard. Alexandra Healy QC said their behaviour went 'beyond incompetence' and could not be put down to insufficient manpower or resources. For News Coverage see: News Story 

Jonathan Davies to be appointed as Circuit Judge

2019-03-15T11:48:26+00:00March 15th, 2019|

Foundry Chambers are delighted to announce that Mr Jonathan Davies will be appointed as a Circuit Judge. The Lord Chief Justice has deployed him to the South Eastern Circuit, based at Kingston Crown Court with effect from 8 April 2019. Jonathan Norval Davies will be known as His Honour Judge Jonathan Davies. He was called [...]

EXCEPTIONAL SUSPENDED SENTENCE FOR TAX EVASION CASE

2019-02-27T09:57:04+00:00February 27th, 2019|

Jason Sugarman QC leading Rachel Wilson, in house- counsel at Blackfords LLP and instructed by Gary Bloxsome of Blackfords LLP represented a client charged with tax evasion utilising an off-shore account in Cyprus. The funds in the account were not declared to HMRC. The client had been acquitted in a tax scheme case concerning selling [...]

Racheal Muldoon hosts Heritage Crime Workshop

2019-01-28T12:58:54+00:00January 28th, 2019|

Racheal Muldoon hosted an all-day legal workshop alongside Mark Harrison, Head of Heritage Crime at Historic England. This high-profile event was held at Historic England’s London HQ on January 24th 2019. The programme centred on educating attendees about the importance of identifying cases as heritage crimes at the earliest opportunity, with the overarching aim of [...]

Professor Nicola Padfield QC profiled in Counsel Magazine

2019-01-14T11:30:59+00:00December 20th, 2018|

Professor Nicola Padfield QC, Master of Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, and long standing door tenant at Foundry Chambers, provides a detailed interview in the latest edition of Counsel Magazine. The article and interview can be read here: https://www.counselmagazine.co.uk/articles/interview-nicky-padfield-qc