18.07.16

John Travolta Fantasist found guilty of 1982 rape and murder

James Warnock has been convicted of the historic rape and murder of 17 year old Yiannoulla Yianni, who was found dead on her parents’ bed at their Hampstead family home in August 1982. Bill Emlyn Jones and Luke Ponte were Junior Counsel for the Prosecution. Click here to read the article from the Evening Standard

12.07.16

Convictions in the latest Libor trial brought by the SFO

James Hines QC was lead trial counsel in the latest Libor trial brought by the SFO having been briefed in 2012. Jay Merchant, Jonathan Mathew and Alex Pabon were convicted of conspiracy to defraud in relation to Libor manipulation following a three months trial at Southwark Crown Court Peter Johnson had earlier pleaded guilty. They […]

19.05.16

3RB Awards the Nineteenth Du Cann Memorial Prize

Congratulations to Ben Zelenka Martin, winner of this year’s Gray’s Inn Moot Competition, and of the Three Raymond Buildings Du Cann Prize for Excellence in Advocacy. Richard Du Cann QC was one of the foremost – and formidable – advocates of his generation, a student and later a Master of the Bench of Gray’s Inn, […]

No jurisdiction to prosecute murder from 35 years ago

An American citizen who was charged with the murder of his American Father in France from 35 years ago, has had the indictment quashed following a Defence application to Mr Justice Dingemans. James Hines QC and Ailsa Williamson represented the Defendant Click here to read the article from the Daily Mail

14.04.16

Boujis Nightclub avoids permanent closure

The Nightclub, Boujis, in South Kensington, known to be popular amongst celebrities, has avoided closure following a hearing at Kensington and Chelsea Town Hall. The Nightclub will now become a private members club and will be rebranded. Stephen Walsh QC represented Boujis Click here to read the article from the Evening Standard

08.04.16

Third Libor trial begins

The trial against fiver former Barclays employees has begun at Southwark Crown Court. The defendants are charged with conspiracy to defraud. James Hines QC is instructed to represent the Serious Fraud Office, Hugh Davies OBE QC and Kitty St Aubyn represent Jay Vijay Merchant Click here to read the article from the BBC