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Chambers welcomes new tenant

By 15 New Bridge Street

15 New Bridge Street is pleased to announce that Amanda Hamilton has joined Chambers.  Amanda was previously a tenant at Furnival Chambers and has 19 years’ experience as leading and junior counsel for the defence and prosecution in all areas of crime.  In particular she specialises in cases involving serious sexual allegations, murder,…

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Kyri Argyropoulos’s client acquitted of possession of ‘dum-dum’ bullets and 16 other types of ammunition

By 15 New Bridge Street

Kyri represented ST, who was charged with possession of an ‘ammunition supermarket’ of 17 different types of ammunition, including expanding bullets and hollow point ammunition, as well as sniper rifle ammunition together with more mundane bullets.  The items were stored at the address of ST’s cousin with ST’s DNA on…

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Justin McClintock secures not guilty verdicts for defendant accused of whisky bottle attack and sexual assault

By 15 New Bridge Street

Justin McClintock has secured the acquittal of a defendant charged with sexual assault and assault occasioning actual bodily harm. The prosecution case was that the complainant had been sexually assaulted before being struck over the head with a whisky bottle. Significant inconsistencies in the prosecution evidence were exposed during cross-examination,…

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Developments on Legal Aid Cuts

By 15 New Bridge Street

The members of 15NBS have been at the forefront of the action taken by the Bar, solicitors and others within the legal profession against the attack upon legal aid by the current Government. The financial cuts across the system, both enacted and proposed, are part of an ideological battle against…

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