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R v C – 2020 – Wood Green Crown Court
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
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.
R v RS – 2020 – Woolwich Crown Court
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
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
Mr Lyons defended in a firearms case centred around the “curio or ornament” exemption for antique firearms.
R v K – 2019 – Woolwich CC
David Lyons successfully defends in a nine handed gang-land kidnapping case. The complainant was found tied up half naked in the Defendant’s bath, the defence was that the whole kidnap had been faked to scam the complainant’s family.
R v B – 2020 – Basildon CC
Emma Nash prosecuting, secured the conviction of a care worker who had seriously and repeatedly sexually abused an elderly man with significant mental health illnesses he was charged with caring for in his own home.
R v Croft – 2020
Robin Croft, successfully prosecuted by Emma Nash of chambers, today(8/1/20) received 12 years imprisonment for his systemic and prolonged grooming and serious sexual abuse of a young man aged between 12 and 16.
R v D (2019) – Southwark CC
D was acquitted unanimously by a jury of assaulting an emergency worker (a police officer) who arrested him during a protest outside the Houses of Parliament at Westminster.
Represented by Tom Worden
R v M – 2019 – Swansea CC
Operation Regent. M was a courier in a £1.2m Class A ‘county lines’ drugs conspiracy, working for a group trafficking cocaine and heroin into Wales from Liverpool. Sentencted to 3 years and 4 months following guilty pleas on a basis that was accepted by the prosecution. Tom Worden of counsel was instructed to defend in this matter.