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David Harounoff defends client said to have been ‘arranger of Medieval death duel’

2020-02-19T09:37:01+00:00February 10th, 2020|

David Harounoff instructed by SJ Law Solicitors appeared for the defendant said by the prosecution to have arranged a ‘Medieval duel to the death’ between her lover and ex-husband. The case attracted considerable media attention on both sides of the Atlantic. An appeal against conviction has been mounted. https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2019/12/05/uk-woman-forces-lovers-medieval-duel-murder/ https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7979251/Woman-jailed-life-lover-killed-ex-husband-duel.html

Mark Seymour leads James Partridge prosecuting 30 Defs for Perverting CofJ

2020-02-10T12:45:48+00:00February 10th, 2020|

Foundry Chambers' members, Mark Seymour leading James Partridge have just concluded over 2 years’ work successfully prosecuting to conviction a total of 30x Defs through 5x lengthy trials in 2018/19 for Perverting the Course of Justice.  The case revolved around the corrupt activities of a Field Monitoring Officer called Martin Crean employed by EMS to [...]

Rose Slowe has been awarded the Pegasus Trust Outgoing Scholarship to work for the Supreme Court in Uganda

2020-02-07T17:45:26+00:00February 7th, 2020|

Rose has been awarded the prestigious Pegasus Trust Outgoing Scholarship to work in Uganda for three months this summer. She will be based at the Supreme Court and High Court in Kampala, under the management of the Chief Justice. Her work will include legal research for the Judiciary, most notably the Chief Justice, to assist [...]

Queen’s Counsel Announcements 2019

2020-01-16T10:59:14+00:00January 16th, 2020|

Foundry Chambers is delighted to announce that Anu Mohindru has been appointed Queen’s Counsel in the 2019 competition. Anu will receive his appointment on Monday 16th March 2020 at The Palace of Westminster.

Kate Hare successfully prosecutes Uber driver for exposure.

2020-01-07T11:32:26+00:00January 6th, 2020|

Nadeem Afzal was convicted of exposure contrary to section 66 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 in what the sentencing Judge described as “one of the worst cases of exposure I have come across”. He was sentenced to 12 months’ custody suspended for two years and made subject to a Sexual Harm Prevention Order preventing [...]

Jason Sugarman QC: Advocacy training in the Seychelles

2019-12-12T10:49:37+00:00December 11th, 2019|

Jason Sugarman QC was invited to the Seychelles for two weeks by Frank Ally, Attorney General of the Seychelles to advise and assist with setting up an advocacy training programme for the Attorney General's prosecution team. Whilst in the Seychelles, Jason met with many Judges and Counsel involved in the Criminal Justice System there. Jason [...]

BENJAMIN WAIDHOFER SUCCESSFULLY RESISTS AN APPLICATION FOR AN ACCOUNT FREEZING ORDER (AFO)

2019-12-11T17:06:28+00:00December 4th, 2019|

Benjamin Waidhofer, instructed by Daniel Cundy (Partner) and Naureen Shariff (Senior Associate) of Blackfords LLP successfully resisted an application for an Account Freezing Order at Westminster Magistrates’ Court. The target of the application had been informed by cover of email timed at 3.30 pm that an ‘on notice’ application was being made and would be [...]

David Smith successfully prosecuted members of a group operating a ‘drugs line’

2019-11-12T16:42:00+00:00November 12th, 2019|

David Smith has just successfully prosecuted three members of a group of individuals operating a 'drugs line' in the North London area between October 2018 and May 2019 in a police operation conducted by the Metropolitan Police's Specialist Crime, Proactive Team based at Wood Green. All three men were convicted of conspiracy to supply cocaine [...]