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    R v Jake Tierney Campbell – 2020 – Chelmsford Crown Court

    Criminal Prosecution

    Emma Nash, led by Tom Kark QC, secured a conviction for murder of Jake Tierney Campbell at Chelmsford Crown Court.

    Emma originally prosecuted JTC back in 2015 for s18 when, at that stage, the victim had been left in a persistent vegetative state. 4 years later the victim died of complications relating to his necessary medical care and JTC was charged with murder.

    The trial, before a High Court Judge, involved complex issues of causation, and relating to the earlier conviction for s18 which involved argument in the Court of Appeal and the waiver of legal privilege.

    https://www.essexlive.news/news/essex-news/man-jailed-murder-grays-dad-4571085?cmpredirect=

    R v M – Canterbury Crown Court

    Criminal Defence

    Mr Lyons secured the acquittal on charges of attempted murder of a man who drove his car into a night club following an argument.

    R v W – 2020 – Kingston Crown Court

    Criminal Defence

    David Lyons secured the dismissal of counts of Robbery, Aggravated Burglary and Disqualified Driving at a dismissal hearing on the basis that a SFR1 DNA analysis was not admissible at a dismissal hearing.

    R v M – 2020 – Canterbury Crown Court

    Criminal Defence

    David Lyons secured the acquittal of the Defendant on charges of possession of class “A” drugs with intent to supply in a case that turned on DNA analysis and breaches by the Police of the CPIA codes.

    R v R – 2020 – Inner london Crown Court

    Criminal Defence

    Tom Worden insructed to defend in Operation Cullim. The prosecution said R had a leading role in two Class A drugs conspiracies selling heroin and crack cocaine worth £1,000-a-day for six months. Sentenced as Significant Role/Category 3 (5 years) following submissions.

    R v C – 2020 – Wood Green Crown Court

    Criminal Defence

    Andrew Newton leading counsel and Satya Chotalia led counsel in multi – handed trial indicted with conspiracy to supply class A drugs , conspiracy to keep a brothel for purposes of prostitution and large scale money laundering. Acquitted of brothel keeping and money laundering

    R v JK – 2020 – Ipswich Crown Court

    Criminal Defence

    Emma Nash represented Mr Kingston in this complex and difficult case, achieving through thorough and effective written and oral mitigation a just result in this extremely sad case.

    https://www.gazette-news.co.uk/news/18199393.sex-attacker-spared-jail-historic-abuse/

    https://www.eadt.co.uk/news/man-who-assaulted-schoolboys-in-1990s-as-a-teenager-is-spared-jail-1-6491571

     

    R v RS – 2020 – Woolwich Crown Court

    Criminal Defence

    David Lyons secured the release of a defendant on bail failing disclosure failures by the CPS preventing a domestic violence trial going ahead, leading to a potential breach of the CTL

    R v B – 2020 – Harrow CC

    Criminal Defence

    Tom Worden instructed to defend B, who has a diagnosis of paranoid schizophrenia, was charged with violently assaulting two schoolboys in random attacks in the street. He was found to be unfit to plead. Following a trial of the issue he was made subject to a s.37/s.41 hospital order with restrictions.

    R V PS (2020) – Woolwich Crown Court

    Criminal Defence

    Mr Lyons defended in a firearms case centred around the “curio or ornament” exemption for antique firearms.