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Rose Slowe * was interviewed on LBC Radio by Maajid Naawaz about wherther a no-deal Brexit is lawful without a further Act of Parliament authorising it

2019-08-30T09:12:49+00:00July 15th, 2019|

Rose Slowe  was interviewed again live on LBC Radio by Maajid Nawaz, on Sunday 14 July, about whether a no-deal Brexit was lawful without a further Act of Parliament authorising it. She was asked to explain the UK constitutional requirements which would have to be met for Brexit to take legal effect, and the interplay [...]

William Hughes QC secures murder acquittal

2019-07-03T08:49:14+00:00July 3rd, 2019|

William Hughes QC, representing John Junior Phillips, secured Mr Philips' acquittal of murder after a 4 week trial at Cardiff Crown Court before Mrs Justice Jefford and a jury. Mr Phillips was convicted of the lesser offence of manslaughter. Sentence will take place later this month. William, and his junior Heath Edwards of 9 Park [...]

Rose Slowe secures successful appeal in pro bono immigration case

2019-08-30T09:10:26+00:00June 24th, 2019|

Rose acted pro bono for an appellant in her appeal against the Secretary of State for the Home Department’s decision to refuse her leave to remain in the United Kingdom with her husband. The Appellant, a Sierra Leone national, had lived in the United Kingdom with her husband and their two young children as a [...]

Alastair Smith secures acquittal for client charged with conspiracy to keep brothels and money laundering

2019-06-20T08:33:06+00:00June 19th, 2019|

Alastair acted for a defendant acquitted of being instrumental in the running of 15 brothels around London and the South East and conspiring to launder the proceeds through mule accounts. The conspiracy involved the opening of bank accounts and the renting of property, often using false identities as employees of Huawei Following a five week [...]

David Harounoff and Benjamin Waidhofer secure acquittals for conspiracy to murder and conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm in a drive-by shooting

2019-05-17T15:17:13+00:00May 17th, 2019|

David Harounoff leading Benjamin Waidhofer, instructed by Khaleeq Zaman and Vijesh Saujani of SJ Law represented a defendant indicted with three offences of ‘conspiracy to murder’, ‘conspiracy to cause ‘grievous bodily harm’ and ‘causing grievous bodily harm’ in respect of a targeted shooting of the complainant and his pregnant girlfriend. Multiple gunmen were said to [...]

Foundry Chambers Hosts Quiz Night

2019-05-16T10:14:01+00:00May 16th, 2019|

On Tuesday 14th May, Foundry Chambers hosted a Quiz Night at Jamie’s Wine bar on Ludgate Hill. The event was well attended. An entertaining night of quiz mastery was had by all.         

Elizabeth Lowe appointed as a Circuit Judge

2019-05-09T15:22:49+00:00May 9th, 2019|

Foundry Chambers are delighted to announce that Elizabeth Lowe has been appointed as a Circuit Judge.  The Lord Chief Justice has deployed her to the South Eastern Circuit, based at Croydon Crown Court with effect from the 13th May 2019.