Jason Pitter QC and Adam Birkby prosecute largest Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome Case

19th Jun 2018

Jason Pitter QC and Adam Birkby appeared on behalf of the HSE in the prosecution of Balfour Beatty Utility Solutions. The company was fined £500, 000 with costs of nearly £200,000, following an...

Dafydd Enoch QC in successful prosecution of terrorist related case in Bradford Crown Court

14th Jun 2018

Ashkan Ebrahimi received a 20 year extended sentence following a trial on charges of possession of explosives with intent to endanger life and stalking police officers. The defendant who had amassed a...

Dafydd Enoch QC defends in one of the first prosecutions relating to forced marriage

14th Jun 2018

At Leeds Crown Court the jury heard that the forced marriage unit mounted a rescue operation in conjunction with the British High Commission in Bangladesh following contact by a British Citizen who...

Richard Holland successfully defends in £1.3 million money laundering

12th Jun 2018

On 6 June 2018, Richard Holland, instructed by Abdul Iftikhar of Kamrans Solicitors, concluded a two and half week defence trial at Leeds Crown Court with the jury returning verdicts of not guilty on...

Grenfell Tower Inquiry Opening Statements: Paul Greaney QC and Nick de la Poer appear on behalf of Core Participant tRIIO

5th Jun 2018

Today, the Grenfell Tower Inquiry moved to the evidential stages of Phase 1 and began with an opening statement by Lead Counsel to the Inquiry. This follows 7 days of deeply moving commemorations of...

Paul Greaney QC and Nick de la Poer secure conviction for conspiracy to murder in North Yorkshire school shooting plot case

24th May 2018

After just over 7 hours deliberation, today the jury returned unanimous verdicts in relation to two school boys accused of conspiring to murder pupils and teachers at their school. Both boys were...

Jason Pitter QC and Adam Birkby secure acquittal in alleged gangland shooting

24th May 2018

Jason Pitter QC and Adam Birkby represented the alleged hitman who had faced allegations of conspiracy to murder and attempted murder following the shooting of the partner of the head of what was...

Matthew Donkin and Richard Holland in successful Prosecution of Newcastle Rafael slaving family

8th May 2018

On 4 May 2018, Matthew Donkin and Richard Holland, led by John Elvidge QC, concluded the successful prosecution of Operation Cluster, a multi-handed Trafficking and Modern Slavery trial before HHJ...

Paul Greaney QC & Nicholas de la Poer win at trial and in the Court of Appeal, securing acquittal of former Lady Mayoress of Bradford

19th Mar 2018

Following a two year police investigation, conducted under the name Operation Falland, and a trial that has lasted nearly 3 weeks during November 2017, Naveeda Ikram the trial judge found that there...

Nicholas de la Poer wins abuse of process argument causing case to be stopped

7th Mar 2018

On 6th March 2018 Nicholas de la Poer, instructed by Nicola Sharp of Rahman Ravelli, successfully argued that proceedings should be stayed in a case brought by a local authority in Lincolnshire. ...

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