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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...

Bar Placement Scheme Students
General News
04/07/2024

Chambers welcomes 2 students on the Bar Placement Scheme

The Bar Placement Scheme is in full swing this week and we are delighted to be involved again this year by welcoming Iraj Iman and Vyvian Okoro to Chambers to experience the life of a barrister first-hand. The week has seen Iraj and Vivian shadow...

Alexander Bradford
Business & Property
03/07/2024

Alexander Bradford completes Advocate’s Pro Bono Pupil Pledge

Many congratulations to pupil barrister Alexander Bradford who, through demonstrating his commitment to pro bono work during his second six, has completed Advocate’s Pupil Pledge. The caseworker involved in the pro bono undertaken by Alexander work...

Julie Duane
Employment
03/07/2024

Julie Duane represented the Respondent in the Employment Appeal Tribunal in successfully defending a Rule 3(10) application

Julie Duane represented the Respondent in the Employment Appeal Tribunal in successfully defending a Rule 3(10) application by the Claimant. The original claims concerned allegations of race discrimination and unfair dismissal and the Claimant’s...

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...

Big Golf Race
General News
27/06/2024

St Philips Chambers Big Golf Race for Prostate Cancer UK

Tomorrow a team of eight from Chambers will attempt to complete four rounds of golf in one day to fundraise for Prostate Cancer UK. The team will tee off at Stonebridge Golf Club, walk 30 km and attempt more than 350 shots over 16 hours. 𝗧𝗵𝗲...

Events
27/06/2024

Junior Financial Remedies Seminar, 15 October ’24

Please join us in Chambers on the afternoon of Tuesday 15th September for what will be a hugely engaging and insightful seminar delivered by expert members of our Junior Financial Remedy Team. Emma Templar, Luke Tallis and Jack Best will be...

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...