WHQC led SB in securing the acquittal of a 27 year old man charged with murder, after a five week trial at the Central Criminal Court before HHJ Katz QC. The murder took place in July 2020 on the Kingswood Estate in West Dulwich. Two co-defendants were convicted of murder. The case was the very [...]
Tom Hoskins appeared for “Mr O”, a nurse who faced proceedings brought by his regulator, the Nursing and Midwifery Council. Mr A was accused of failing to administer controlled drugs correctly and thereafter allegedly sought to cover up his actions by intimidating a nursing colleague and falsifying records. He had previously had allegations found proved [...]
Foundry Chambers is delighted to have again been recognised by the Legal 500 as a leading set. Members have been recognised as leaders in their fields in six disciplines: Crime; Fraud; Business & Regulatory Crime; Proceeds of Crime and Asset Forfeiture; and Professional Discipline. ‘Excellent chambers, great strength in depth, quality at every call. Clerks [...]
Mark Seymour secured the conviction of an Oxford City taxi driver who subjected female customer to an horrific ordeal of Rape.
Mark Seymour prosecuting on behalf of CPS Thames & Chiltern secured the conviction after a 2-week trial of an Oxford City taxi driver who subjected a lone intoxicated female customer to an horrific ordeal of Rape. The case involved meticulous accumulation of CCTV, DNA and 1st hand evidence. Mark was instructed over a period of [...]
Tom Hoskins successfully defeated the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit’s application for an Account Forfeiture Order over £65,000 on behalf of his Traveller client accused of committing fraud, handling stolen goods, money laundering and tax evasion. Tom successfully argued that the Applicant had failed to demonstrate dual criminality in respect of conduct that allegedly [...]
Emily Lauchlan, instructed by Elaine Needham of Needham Poulier, secures unanimous acquittal for a client accused of Rape where the complainant had sent messages and made twenty phone calls spanning one hour, reporting the incident to a friend before, during and after the event before immediately reporting it to the Police
David Harounoff leading Brinder Soora secure convictions in the high profile burglary of ATM machines at Alexandra Palace in August 2019.
David Harounoff leading Brinder Soora secured convictions in the high profile burglary of ATM machines at Alexandra Palace in August 2019. Three defendants Jason Hardcastle, Abdi Yassin and Hassan Ibrahim were found guilty following a 6-week trial at Wood Green Crown Court. Three other defendants pleaded guilty on an earlier occasion. The case was a [...]
MM was initially charged with 45 offences under the Air Navigation Order 2016 concerning the unlawful flying of drones in restricted areas and other documentation offences regarding registration and the use of drones for a commercial purpose without authority. MM was accused of flying a drone at various sensitive locations in Westminster and Lambeth over a sustained [...]
Foundry Chambers warmly congratulates Mark Bryant-Heron QC on his appointment as a Circuit Judge. The Lord Chief Justice has deployed him to the South Eastern Circuit, based at Harrow Crown Court with effect from 6 September 2021. His Honour Judge Bryant-Heron QC will sit at Harrow Crown Court. See more here