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Ben Close & Matt Cullen

Successful drugs trial prosecution

Ben Close leading Matthew Cullen successfully prosecuted the trial of a courier of 107kg of high-purity cocaine, in what is believed to be amongst Leicestershire’s largest ever drug seizures. The wholesale value of the drugs was between £3.75m and...


Ben Close leading Catherine Ravenscroft secure convictions for armed robbery

Ben Close leading Catherine Ravenscroft have secured convictions of all 5 defendants who carried out an audacious armed robbery of a jewellers, the footage of which went ‘viral’. The robbers stole gold valued at £300,000, having blocked...

Blondel Thompson

Blondel Thompson secures acquittal

Following a 6-day trial, Blondel Thompson instructed by Ian Larkin of Mann and Co Solicitors secured an acquittal for her client charged with historical sexual offences of Rape and Indecent Assault of his niece aged 6-7 years.

Lee Marklew KC

Defendant acquitted in $500 million trade fraud trial

Lee Marklew KC of St Philips Chambers and Orlando Pownall KC of 2 Hare Court, instructed by Ben Henry of Jonas Roy Bloom, acted for the only defendant to be acquitted following a $500 million trade fraud trial. David Spriddell, the former Finance...

Rag Chand Website

Rag Chand led by Ahmed Hossain KC secures not guilty murder verdicts

Following a 3 month murder trial at Loughborough ‘Super Court’, Rag Chand led by Ahmed Hossain KC secures not guilty verdicts on all counts.

Kevin Hegarty KC

Kevin Hegarty KC secures murder charge acquittal

Kevin Hegarty KC, leading Gulam Ahmed of Libertas Chambers, secured the acquittal of their client on a charge of Murder arising from an incident at The Cross Keys bar on Steward St on 21st February 2022 where a 48 year old was stabbed and died....

Blondel Thompson

Blondel Thompson secures an acquittal for a defendant charged with assisting an offender who had been charged with murder

Following a 4 week trial at Nottingham Crown Court, Blondel Thompson, instructed by Asad Khan of Hussain Solicitors, secured an acquittal in the case of R v Tkia Campbell. Ms Campbell was charged with Assisting an Offender who had been charged with...

Catherine Ravenscroft

Catherine Ravenscroft defends in fraud case

Catherine Ravenscroft recently defended David Bishop-Rowe, the former Head Teacher at Sutton School and Specialist College in Dudley, in a fraud case before Recorder Simon Ash KC at Wolverhampton Crown Court. The case related to payments to Mr...