Dafydd Enoch QC and Nick de la Poer secure convictions in gangland murder trial

30th Jul 2019

Following at trial which began on 3rd June 2019, 2 men were convicted of murdering Christopher Lewis by shooting him in the head. On 30th July 2019 both men were sentenced to life imprisonment with...

Nicholas Lumley and Eleanor Fry successful in murder prosecution

16th Jul 2019

Nicholas Lumley QC, leading Eleanor Fry, prosecuted a four-week trial in the murder of 17-year-old Halifax boy, Jamie Brown. Michael Thompson, the same age as the deceased, was convicted and received...

Nick de la Poer in successful abuse of process application

21st Jun 2019

Nick de la Poer was instructed by Jeremy Scott, of Lupton Fawcett, to represent a landowner who was alleged to have fallen foul of the Hedgerow Regulations 1997, by removing a number of plants from...

Paul Greaney QC successful in defence of police constable charged with using his dog as a weapon

17th Jun 2019

Paul Greaney QC successfully defended a police constable who was charged with using his dog as a weapon to "vent his contempt" for criminals. Paul secured a unanimous acquittal of all charges for his...

Robert Smith QC and Sharon Beattie successfully prosecute pair over murder of 3 year old boy

14th Jun 2019

The trial of Kyle Campbell and Kayleigh Siswick was concluded at Leeds Crown Court on Thursday 13 June 2019. Robert Smith QC and Ms Sharon Beattie conducted the prosecution. The jury returned a...

Nick de la Poer makes successful submission of no case to answer in “Meggy” murder trial

24th Apr 2019

Nick de la Poer was instructed by Rob Rode of ABR Solicitors to represent Nadeem Khan, a man who was accused of conspiring to do an act tending and intended to pervert the course of homicide...

Jason Pitter QC prosecutes murder of maths prodigy

15th Apr 2019

Jason Pitter QC prosecuted the high-profile murder of Poppy Devey-Waterhouse,  a "first class honours mathematician" and statistician, by her jealous maths graduate ex-boyfriend. The case attracted...

Nicholas Lumley QC represents Premiership rugby player cleared of serious disciplinary charge

9th Apr 2019

Nicholas Lumley QC, assisted by Ben Campbell, represented Calum Green before an RFU disciplinary panel on Tuesday 2nd April. The player, a fixture in the team throughout the season, would have missed...

Nicholas Lumley QC in first private prosecution arising from a fraudulent public liability claim

3rd Apr 2019

Nicholas Lumley QC, instructed by Clyde & Co, represented Aviva in what is thought to be the first private prosecution arising from a fraudulent public liability claim. The defendant had staged an...

Ryan Donoghue successful in first appeal at the Royal Courts of Justice

12th Mar 2019

Despite being in practice for less that 6 months, Ryan Donoghue, instructed by Carr & Co. Solicitors, has successfully appealed against a sentence in the Court of Appeal Criminal Division. ...

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