Police officers cleared of misconduct following the death of Henry Hicks

Four police officers were cleared today of all misconduct charges relating to the death of Henry Hicks on 19.12.14. Henry Hicks died after losing control of his moped whilst two police units were following him with lights and sirens activated. The Misconduct Panel found that the officers were not involved in a pursuit as defined […]


Met Police officer cleared of rape and sexual assault

Metropolitan Police Officer, Carl Blood, was acquitted of charges of rape and sexual assault following a week-long trial at Luton Crown Court. Ailsa Williamson represented the Defendant. Click here to read the article from the BBC


Officers cleared of gross misconduct over the death of a mental health patient

The Panel hearing the Gross Misconduct Hearing for six of the officers involved in the restraint of Olaseni Lewis at the Bethlem Hospital in 2010 found that all allegations against all six officers were not proved. Michael Borrelli QC and Ailsa Williamson represented all six officers at this four week hearing. Click here to read […]


Defendants convicted in £10 Million cocaine conspiracy

Following an 8 week trial at Kingston Crown Court, All defendants were convicted in a trial concerning the importation of 100kg of cocaine through corrupt baggage handlers at Heathrow Airport. Luke Ponte represented the Prosecution. Click here to read the article from the Daily Mail


New Tenant – Genevieve Woods

Chambers are delighted to announce that Genevieve Woods is now a tenant of Three Raymond Buildings, following the successful completion of her pupillage.


Corruption and Misuse of Public Office Book released

The 3rd edition of Corruption and Misuse of Public Office by Oxford University Press was released 29th September 2017. Authors; Colin Nicholls QC, Tim Daniel, Alan Bacarese, James Maton and John Hatchard.


Peter Ferdinand acquitted of conspiracy to bribe

Hugo Keith QC and Rachel Kapila acted for Peter Ferdinand in the SFO’s latest case of overseas bribery. Mr Ferdinand was acquitted by a jury at Southwark Crown Court of conspiracy to bribe. The remaining defendants, and the company for which he worked, pleaded guilty Click here to read the article from the Daily Mail¬†