Latest News and Events from our Barristers and Chambers

  • Congratulations to Brian St Louis

    Members of Chambers and the clerksroom would like to congratulate Brian St Louis on his appointment as Queens Counsel.

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  • John Waller starts 2017 as he means to go on with a unanimous acquittal

    John Waller secured the unanimous acquittal of a defendant who faced trial for the armed robbery of a dry cleaners in Acton.  It had been alleged that he had entered the commercial premises with a hand-held angle grinder and threatened to cut off the proprietors hands if he did...

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  • Kathy Hirst succeeds in Attorney General’s Reference

    Kathy Hirst succeeds in resisting Attorney General’s Reference in relation to an unduly lenient sentence. Kathy successfully persuaded the Court of Appeal that categorisation of a case of sexual assault by penetration could be in the lowest category of the sentencing guidelines where the basis of plea impacted on...

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  • John Waller argues against activation of Suspended Sentence for second time in 4 months

    John Waller secured the liberty of ‘H’ for the second time in 4 months.  ‘H’ was subject to a Sexual Harm Prevention Order (SHPO) which prohibited him from entering certain public toilets.  John successfully defended ‘H’ in June for breaching this order and for a new offence of Voyeurism,...

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  • But is it art…..? 

    Martin Rutherford QC and Ruth Zentler-Munro secure acquittal of the so-called ‘Train Banksy’ who the Crown alleged was an international ‘Graffiti King’, who had committed dozens of offences in the UK, Ireland, Australia, and mainland Europe causing hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of damage. The Jury took just...

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  • Siobhan Molloy successfully prosecutes predatory child sex offender

    Siobhan Molloy  has concluded the successful prosecution of a predatory child sex offender. The defendant was sentenced to 28 year prison sentence. The case is reported below: https://surrey.police.uk/news/predatory-man-sentenced-to-28-year-imprisonment-for-multiple-child-sex-offences/  

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  • Siobhan Molloy prosecutes teenager who caused death on M25

    Siobhan Molloy prosecutes this matter, reported below: http://www.kentonline.co.uk/dartford/news/teenager-admits-causing-pensioners-death-117348/  

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  • Somerset House pre Christmas party success

    On the 17th November Chambers held a very successful party for all our defence solicitors and members, a big thank you to all those who attended you made it a magical evening. We would also like to thank all of those people involved in making the evening a big...

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