News

United Nations Security Council delists individual from the controversial Al-Qaida sanctions list

Rachel Barnes and Patrick Hill acted for Kamel Darraji, a Tunisian citizen resident in Italy, in his application for removal...

7th May 2012

Former soldier convicted of three rapes and sexual assault

Edmund Gritt prosecuted serial 'date' rapist Brian Witty for a series of sex attacks on 4 women between 1995 and 2011. Witty...

24th April 2012

‘School boys’ attacker convicted of murder

A Turkish man with mental health issues has been found guilty of murder at the Central Criminal Court. Serif Aslan claimed...

20th April 2012

European Court of Human Rights backs Abu Hamza extradition

Ben Watson (led by James Eadie QC, Blackstone Chambers) acts for the UK Government in the six terrorism cases currently...

10th April 2012

Wife and daughter given life sentences for murder

Don Banfield disappeared 11 years ago. He had signed a contract to sell his home making a profit of £120,000 and vanished...

4th April 2012

Court temporarily halts Dewani extradition

Shrien Dewani's extradition was put on temporary hold for further consideration of his medical condition by the District...

30th March 2012

Landlord jailed for fire safety breaches

A landlord was sentenced to four months imprisonment for a series of fire safety breaches. Although the breaches were not the...

29th March 2012

Kozeny wins in Privy Council

UK Privy Council rules that US cannot extradite Viktor Kozeny (the so-called "Pirate of Prague") from The Bahamas. Clive...

28th March 2012

Elsenham rail deaths

Acting for the Office of the Rail Regulator, Jonathan Ashley-Norman and Sarah Le Fevre prosecuted Network Rail for breach of...

15th March 2012

Hyde Park concerts saved

Stephen Walsh QC represented The Royal Parks to defend an application for Review of the Hyde Park premises licence which...

12th March 2012