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R v R

Snaresbrook Crown Court –Defendant charged with conspiracy to transfer a prohibited weapon and possession of a prohibited weapon with intent to endanger in life. http://www.voice-online.co.uk/article/gang-members-jailed-possessing-machine-gun ...

Ghana v G

A very complex extradition case representing a defendant wanted for murder in Ghana. The defence were assisted in the case by the Death Penalty Project and Reprieve. The High Court ruled that the defendant should not be extradited. They stated that the...

Greece v I

Represented the defendant in extradition proceedings against the Greek Government. The defendant was a former Judge in Greece who was wanted on charges of bribery and corruption. The extradition was challenged on the basis...

R v K - (Old Bailey)

Secured the unanimous acquittal of the defendant on two counts of attempted murder, possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life, & possession of a firearm. The Prosecution’s case was that the shooting, which was captured on CCTV, was the...

R v S - Kingston Crown Court

Conspiracy to commit robbery offences on cash in transit vans and jewellers. This included an offence in Preston where a London-based group of robbers targeted a jewelers and took over £250,000 worth of items. The defendant had very damaging previous...

R v P - Court of Appeal

A death by dangerous driving case in which the defendant was originally sentenced to four years and nine months. This was later successfully appealed and became a reported case regarding the need for courts to take into account the effect of a prison...

R v B - Croydon Crown Court

A substantial, multi-handed, £149 million MTIC fraud (one of the largest of its kind). The defendants imported mobile phones VAT-free from other EU countries and sold them on to their UK customers inclusive of VAT. They then kept the VAT instead...

R v S - Croydon Crown Court

A multi-handed and highly complicated £6million fraud prosecuted by HMRC. The defendants ran a number of companies offering accountancy services for Eastern European workers. They then submitted false self-assessment tax returns for both fictitious...

R v A Southwark Crown Court

A multi-handed and international money laundering fraud of £137 million. Multiple bureau-de-changes were used over a period of years to exchange and order vast amounts of currency which were exchanged between them. The conspiracy was so sophisticated...

R v K

A substantial class A drugs trafficking case which had involved months of surveillance by the Police and the use of encrypted mobile phones by the defendants....

R v P & M - Harrow Crown Court

This was a very high-profile case representing two defendants; one of whom was the owner and director of one of the country’s largest security firms and the second was Britain’s strongest man. They were charged as part of a major drugs...

R v M - Southwark Crown Court

A m ulti-handed conspiracy to import and supply of cocaine from the continent to the UK. The drugs were hidden in a specially adapted helicopter. Several defendants had used highly encrypted mobile phones to try to prevent detection. The defendant was...

R v I - Kingston Crown Court

This was a multi-handed case concerning an international drug dealing conspiracy with multiple kilos of Class A drugs being imported to the UK and the cash proceeds subsequently laundered through multiple bureau-de-changes. Many of the accused were Albanian....

R v K - Birmingham Crown Court

A six-handed conspiracy investigated by SOCA. It was alleged that the defendants, some of whom were serving prisoners, conspired to import up to five tonnes of cocaine from South America to the United Kingdom. The trial lasted six months and involved...

R v F - Central Criminal Court

Murder trial in which the victim (a father of six) was killed as a result of mistaken identity. One of the defendants had been attacked in his home by a neighbour. He decided to taken revenge and so he and his three brothers smashed their way into the flat...

R v Y - Luton Crown Court

Secured the acquittal of the defendant following an 8 week murder trial. The victim had been going out with a woman who had intended to divorce her husband to make a new life with him. The husband, with the help of friends, abducted the victim, plied him...

Regina v S - Woolwich Crown Court

A t riple shooting at the home of twin brothers. The case involved very complex issues on the law on identification because that two of the defendants were twins, as were two of the victims. The High Court, on an application by the defence, ruled out the...

R v L - Woolwich Crown Court

Murder trial of a vulnerable defendant. The defendant, who was 18 at the time of the offence, met an older woman in a pub and took her home for sex. He then stabbed her 20 times. Part of the incident and the aftermath was heard by the defendant’s...

R v P - Nottingham Crown Court

A seven handed murder case in which the murder was a revenge attack by the defendants for the murder of their friend. The offence was carried out by pouring petrol through the front door of a house and then setting it alight. The defendants targeted the...

R v H - Central Criminal Court

A t welve week murder trial regarding a gangland shooting between two North London gangs. There was substantial legal argument on gang related evidence together with a cut-throat regarding the identity of the shooter. The case also involved the...
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