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Crime
16/11/2022

Posterior rib fractures in infants

An article written by Kevin Hegarty KC. The unhappy scenes presented to paramedics when attending an address following an emergency call include finding a baby undergoing CPR from a parent or carer. The paramedics take over and the baby is taken to...

Crime
03/11/2022

Kevin Hegarty KC prosecutes in murder trial

Kevin Hegarty KC prosecutes in ‘revenge killing’ murder trial at Wolverhampton Crown Court.  Find out more about the case [external...

Crime
02/11/2022

Christopher Millington KC and Jonathan Barker defend in the “A46 double murder” trial

Christopher Millington KC and Jonathan Barker defend Mahek Bukhari in ‘the A46 double murder’ trial at Leicester Crown Court before Mr Justice Saini. The trial is expected to last until Christmas. Find out more about the case here [external...

Crime
01/11/2022

Ben Close defends in murder trial

Ben Close, led by Jason Bartfeld KC, defends in a murder trial at Birmingham Crown Court where five teenagers are accused of stabbing an 18 year old. Find out more details about the case here [external link]:...

Crime
06/09/2022

Laura Coton to join Criminal Group

St Philips Chambers is delighted to announce that Laura Coton, called 2019, will be joining its Criminal Group on 26th September. Laura is currently a Senior Crown Prosecutor with CPS East Midlands. On confirming Laura’s tenancy, Senior Criminal...

Crime
23/08/2022

Andrew Smith QC appointed to the Circuit Bench

We are delighted to announce that our former Head of Chambers, Andrew Smith QC, has been appointed to the Circuit Bench and will be sitting in Birmingham Crown Court as His Honour Judge Andrew Smith QC as of the 5th September 2022. In reaction to...

Crime
22/07/2022

Tom Walkling acted for the prosecution in David Venables trial for murder

Tom Walkling, led by Michael Burrows QC, acted for the prosecution in a trial where Worcestershire farmer David Venables was found guilty of murdering his wife 40 years ago and disposing of her body in a septic tank. Find out more about the case...

Crime
11/07/2022

Philip Beardwell prosecutes grievous bodily harm with intent case

Philip Beardwell has prosecuted a case in which the defendant, Ethan Oliver, admitted committing grievous bodily harm with intent after deliberately driving his car into Kylveer Hussain Shabbir in the early hours of the morning of October 15, 2021 on...