Latest News and Events from our Barristers and Chambers

  • International Women’s Day: Be Bold For Change 

    Wednesday 8th March is International Women’s Day. This year’s theme is Be Bold For Change and the challenge is to take ground breaking action that truly drives change for women and improves inclusivity. Thinking about this idea in terms of practice at the criminal bar is a challenge. The...

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  • Jeremy Lynn successfully defends murder charge

    After a trial lasting almost three weeks, a defendant (represented by Jeremy Lynn) was acquitted of murder when the jury returned a verdict under s. 54 of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009, namely that he had killed the deceased following a loss of self-control triggered by a fear...

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  • Siobhan Molloy successfully defends a father against 17 counts of cruelty

    Siobhan Molloy successfully defends a father against 17 counts of cruelty to his 3 children. The children were aged 10 – 15. The eldest child was deaf and blind and only spoke Portuguese.  

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  • Brian St.Louis takes silk

    15 New Bridge Street warmly congratulate Brian St.Louis on being made Queen’s Counsel today. Brian defends in the most serious and high profile criminal matters. He offers a wealth of expertise having conducted more than 30 murder trials.

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  • David Aaronberg QC secures convictions of four in £160m financing fraud

      Following a five month trial, four defendants were sentenced to a total of 44 years’ imprisonment in respect of the obtaining of almost £160m from the asset financing divisions of KBC, a Belgian bank, and Barclays.  The frauds involved the inflation and fabrication of 45 separate bogus contracts...

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  • Stuart Dingle successfully appeals mandatory minimum sentence of three years before the Court of Appeal

    M, a serial burglar pleaded guilty to his third consecutive domestic burglary before Southwark Crown Court. In light of over twenty previous domestic and non-domestic burglary convictions he was sentenced to three years’ imprisonment. Stuart successfully argued both that the sentencing judge erred in his approaching to sentencing and...

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  • Tim Banks secures Court-Martial acquittal

    Tim Banks secures Court-Martial acquittal, preserving his exemplary record as a defence  advocate. P, a member of the military was accused of sexual assault against a female soldier. The case is the ninth defence trial Tim has conducted in a Court Martial Centre; this matter having taken place in...

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  • Chloe Ashley speaking at the Association of Women Barristers Pupillage Advice Clinic

    Every year the AWB hosts its pupillage advice clinic just in time for aspiring barristers to submit their applications. This year Chloe Ashley – who is currently undertaking a 12 month pupillage under the supervision of Timothy Banks – has been invited to speak about her experiences as a pupil at the Criminal Bar....

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