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Benjamin Waidhofer successfully discharges an Account Freezing Order

2021-07-06T07:29:23+00:00July 6th, 2021|

The use of Account Freezing Orders by investigating authorities is ever increasing. Introduced by the Criminal Finances Act 2017 (which came into force in 2018), Account Freezing Orders are obtained at magistrates’ court. They are often obtained without notice to either account holders or interested parties who discover the outcome much later. The threshold for [...]

AG’s Guidelines on Disclosure in 2020

2021-07-06T12:01:05+00:00July 2nd, 2021|

Please click here to watch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ntmox8ItIHM A. Introduction: Who Am I ? Mark Seymour Call 1992 CPS London Advocate Panel - Grade 4 CPS Fraud Panel - Grade 4 CPS Serious Crime Panel - Grade 4 CPS RASSO specialist rape prosecutor - Grade 4 SFO Advocate Panel - Grade A https://www.foundrychambers.com/barristers/mark-seymour/ 1. History: [...]

Jessica Tate successfully prosecutes £1.6 million cannabis factory.

2021-06-24T09:50:45+00:00June 24th, 2021|

Jessica Tate instructed by the CPS secured a conviction for producing a controlled drug, namely cannabis. Thames Valley Police discovered industrial quantities of cannabis being grown in a former Tractor Shed close to Imperial College Campus Accommodation. The large-scale enterprise involved 2,407 plants totalling 133 kilograms. This quantity of cannabis would have resulted in 166,380 [...]

Benjamin Waidhofer and Sophie Stannard defend in the Metropolitan Police’s largest ever cash seizure.

2021-06-22T08:58:53+00:00June 22nd, 2021|

Benjamin Waidhofer and Sophie Stannard, instructed by Fadi Doud of Lawrence & Co CDS LLP represented Mr Ahmadi who was charged with conspiracy to launder money in what has been widely reported as the largest-ever cash seizure by the Metropolitan Police, involving over £5 million in cash. Benjamin Waidhofer and Sophie Stannard’s client was the [...]

Richard Jory QC leading Jessica Tate secures acquittal in seven handed gang related murder

2021-06-18T09:45:44+00:00June 18th, 2021|

Richard Jory QC and Jessica Tate instructed by Linda Barker of Duncan Lewis Solicitors, secured an acquittal for a 19-year-old charged with murder and attempted murder as part of a gang-related feud concerning drug dealing ‘territories.’  The victim in question was shot with a firearm discharged from the back of a moped with a second intended victim surviving [...]

Foundry Chambers secures acquittals in large money laundering proceedings.

2021-06-11T08:20:30+00:00June 10th, 2021|

Following an investigation that lasted over 3 years by the Regional Asset Recovery Team (RART) within Tarian, the South Wales Regional Organised Crime Unit (ROCU), LM and SM were charged with a number of offences relating to what the prosecution asserted were high-value, unexplained transactions. Anu Mohindru QC was instructed by Bowden Jones Solicitors to [...]

James Gwatkin secures acquittals for Defendant tried in absence

2021-05-21T14:57:35+00:00May 21st, 2021|

James Gwatkin represented AS in a trial that took place between 17/05/2021 and 19/05/2021 at Harrow Crown Court. AS did not attend his trial and the case proceeded in his absence. James stayed on to represent AS. AS was charged with possession of an offensive weapon, common assault and racially aggravated words or behaviour with [...]

John McGuinness QC Secures Conviction and Sentence of Life-Imprisonment in High-Profile Terrorism Trial

2021-05-20T16:14:41+00:00May 20th, 2021|

Sahayb Abu was convicted of a count of preparing terrorist acts, contrary to section 5(1)(a) of the Terrorism Act 2006 following a trial at the Central Criminal Court. John McGuinness QC acted as lead counsel for the Crown. Rose Slowe, also of Foundry Chambers, appeared as one of the juniors for the Crown alongside Jonathan [...]

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