Following a trial lasting 2 months at Southwark Crown Court, six defendants were convicted of conspiracy to cheat the public revenue and were sentenced a total of more than 24 years’ imprisonment. The defendant Susanne [...]
Elizabeth Lowe successfully prosecuted Mr Peter Berry on seven counts of fraud by false representation and has been jailed for eight years. The convicted conman has swindled three women out of £70,000 in a romance [...]
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Richard Jory QC opened the case against Paul Campbell, accused of murdering 59 year old Stephen Berry in July 2015. Mr Berry was found dead on the floor of his kitchen in Chatham in Kent [...]
Sophie Murray appeared in the Court of Appeal last week for the appellant in a successful appeal against an extended sentence. It was argued that the Judge had failed to conduct the appropriate weighting exercise [...]
David Harounoff secures acquittals for client alleged by the prosecution to have embarked on a ‘campaign of rape.’ A jury at Basildon Crown Court found Ryan Pethers Not Guilty on five counts of rape and [...]
Jason Sugarman QC is a Durham University graduate. He has been instrumental in re-establishing links between his university and the Bar. In recent years he has given lectures to Durham undergraduates on criminal law, [...]
Daniel Sternberg successfully resists High Court challenge to extradition of man accused of double murder in Brazil
The Divisional Court dismissed an appeal brought by Alisson Pimenta against the order for his extradition to Brazil on 19 October 2017. Mr. Pimenta is wanted for a double murder committed on 17 August 2013 [...]
On 29 September 2017 the Court of Appeal:Civil Division (the Master of the Rolls, The Chancellor of the High Court and Lady Justice Hallett DBE) handed down judgment in HMRC v E Buyer Uk Ltd [...]
William Hughes QC successfully prosecutes Richard Wallis for murder. 3 other defendants to be re-tried.
Cameron Brown, who has conducted a number of significant prosecutions on behalf of the Insolvency Service, has been appointed as Standing Counsel to the Criminal Enforcement team. The appointment takes place from October 2017. The [...]
Mark Bryant-Heron QC and Clare Huntley acted for the CPS Specialist Fraud Division, in the successful prosecution after a nine-week trial, of four defendants who were convicted and sentenced to a total of nineteen years’ [...]