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Lee Marklew KC
Crime
12/07/2024

Lee Marklew KC defends woman acquitted of murder

Following an eight-day trial at Derby Crown Court defendant Regan Martin, represented by Lee Marklew KC, was acquitted of murder. The prosecution had argued that the defendant had stabbed her partner to death and intended to cause him serious harm...

Darron Whitehead
Crime
10/07/2024

Darron Whitehead secures murder convictions after man is killed by two teenagers at skate park

Darron Whitehead, led by Gordon Aspden KC, has secured murder convictions for two teenagers after the death of a 24 year old man at a skate park in Nottingham. The defendants were recruited to attend the skate park after the deceased offended some...

Lisa Hancox
Crime
08/07/2024

Lisa Hancox prosecutes former prison & police officer for her role in organised crime gang

Following the trial of an organised crime gang at Bolton Crown Court seven defendants have been convicted and now sentenced. The defendants included Stephanie Heaps who was convicted of two offences of misconduct in a public office following her...

Ben Williams
Crime
08/07/2024

Ben Williams represents 1st Respondent in defence of ‘Unduly Lenient Sentence’ reference at Court of Appeal

Ben Williams represented Antonio Counihan, a former Team GB boxer, who was one of four defendants in a “brutally effective” Conspiracy to Steal telecommunications hardware from BT Openzone vans in the course of 34 events spread...

Ben Williams
Crime
05/07/2024

Ben Williams defends alleged gunman in ‘revenge shooting’ case involving use of a sawn-off shotgun

The shooting was said to have been in retaliation for the target group wounding a member of the defendants’ group with a knife and then instigating an armed disorder at hospital the previous night. In the absence of any complainant or eye...

Rebecca Wade KC
Crime
01/07/2024

Rebecca Wade KC represents 15 year old acquitted on all counts in murder trial

In April 2024 the trial of ten defendants commenced at the Crown Court at Manchester before Goose J; all ten were accused of the murder of a 16 year old boy, with manslaughter in the alternative. Kennie Carter was stabbed to death in the Stretford...

Peter Haynes KC
Crime
27/06/2024

Peter Haynes KC to represent Joseph Kony at the International Criminal Court

Former President of the International Criminal Court Bar Association, Peter Haynes KC has been assigned to represent Joseph Kony, the Commander-in-Chief of the Lord’s Resistance Army.  Kony, a Ugandan militant and warlord, was the first person to...

Peter Haynes KC
Crime
24/06/2024

Peter Haynes KC represents Appellants before the Proscribed Organisations Appeal Commission

The Proscribed Organisations Appeal Commission (POAC) has given judgment in Arumugam & Others v The Secretary of State for the Home Department in a case of political, historical and legal significance. The POAC, who determine whether terrorist...