News: Crime

The International Criminal Court rules that Abdullah al-Senussi can be tried in Libya

The International Criminal Court ("ICC") today ruled that the Libyan Government has won its challenge to the jurisdiction of...

11th October 2013

Richard Wormald wins at Chambers Bar Awards

Congratulations to Richard Wormald: Crime Junior of the Year 2013.

4th October 2013

Coronation Street actor found not guilty

Coronation Street Actor Michael Turner has been found not guilty of 12 charges including 5 charges of rape. Mr Turner was...

10th September 2013

Successful prosecution of LulzSec

Ryan Ackroyd pleaded guilty to conspiring to hack computers on the first day of his trial at Southwark Crown Court. Ackroyd's...

9th April 2013

High Court stops extradition to Spain

On 21 March, the High Court quashed the order for Craig Pinnick's extradition to Spain to face charges of conspiracy to...

21st March 2013

Christopher Huhne jailed

Christopher Huhne was yesterday sentenced to 8 months in prison for perverting the course of justice. Richard Wormald was...

11th March 2013

Former gang member cleared of Boxing Day murder

Michael Bromley-Martin QC defended Jermaine Joseph, who was charged with the murder of Seydou Diarrasouba by stabbing him to...

22nd November 2012

Nick Levene sentenced for £32 million Ponzi Fraud

City trader Nick Levene pleaded guilty to a £32 million Ponzi scheme. Among his victims were leading business figures...

6th November 2012

Cherney v Deripaska – Commercial Court action terminated days before evidence due to begin

In the largest commercial trial in the London legal calendar 2012-2013, Mr Cherney claimed he was the former partner of the...

4th October 2012

Businessman in bullion trial acquitted

Andreas Nicolas and his son, Kyriacos, were acquitted by a jury less than three hours after it had retired to consider its...

2nd October 2012