Subject: Toilet Facilities at Thames Magistrates Court FAO THE CHIEF CLERK Dear Sir/Madam, On Thursday 12 December 2019 I attended Thames Magistrates Court as an Advocate in order to cover two matters. When I arrived at the court I needed to go...
R v NR
Represented a member of popular girl band for motoring offences.
R v GM
Represented a multi-Grammy Award winning music icon for driving offences.
R v JRH & MT
Represented two Columbian defendants accused of running a drugs cartel involved in running a £1bn cocaine network. They were prosecuted following a lengthy investigation by the national crime squad and involving two undercover operations and over 30 defendants.
R v BFC
Represented the then husband of singer Amy Winehouse on charges of perverting the course of justice and GBH.
R v SB
Represented former Pakistani cricketer in “spot fixing” scandal.
Our firm was pivotal in exposing the undercover flying squad officers operating from Rigg Approach in East London for their corrupt activities involving planting evidence and siphoning cash from investigations. We acted for numerous individuals who were subsequently had their convictions overturned and received substantial compensation for the miscarriages of justice which they suffered.
R v BT
Highly publicised murder of a young father shot four times in broad daylight close to his home in East London.
R v PB and others
Hackney gang murder which featured in Graeme McLagan’s book 'Guns and Gangs: Inside Black Gun Crime.
R v RC
21-year-old female charged with the attempted murder of a Labour MP at his surgery in East London. The defendant refused to recognise the jurisdiction of the court in this highly-publicized case.
R v F
Attempted murder in which our client, a 60 year old female of good character, stabbed her husband’s lover 18 times in a Cambridge Halls of Residence, blinding the victim in one eye. Our client was acquitted of attempted murder and GBH with intent.
R v N and others
The contract killing of Metropolitan Police Special Constable Nisha Patel-Nasri. Our client was the only defendant of four to be acquitted.
R v CS
Our client was found not guilty of a murder outside Wandsworth prison murder (shooting). This was a joint enterprise case where it was alleged our client, an inmate, passed on information leading to the murder.
R v YW
"The Spy Case" where the Defendant was tried for murder in secret due to state security. The appeal at the Court of Appeal was the Lord Chief Justice's final case. The case was the subject of the book, "Blood on the Page" by Thomas Hardy.
R v TH
Highly publicized murder of a celebrity bodyguard in which our client was found not guilty after a six week trial at the Old Bailey.
R v CM
Conspiracy to handle matter linked to the Hatton Garden Heist.
R v K
Conspiracy to obtain radioactive 'red mercury' for terrorist purposes. The main prosecution witness was the News of the World 'Fake Sheikh' journalist. All defendants were acquitted. The journalistic practices of the News of the World came under heavy scrutiny in this very lengthy case.
R v UH and MA
Terrorism case in which we represented 2 of the 3 defendants accused of various offences under the Terrorism Act. The allegations included putting together a team to replicate the London Bridge attack, preparing for acts of terror, possession of material for the use in terrorism and showing terrorism propaganda to students in a school in which one of our clients taught. We represented one defendant from arrest, dealing with 10 days of phased disclosure in the police station. The second defendant transferred to this firm prior to trial.
R v D and others
The blackmail of QPR Football Club Chairman, in which it was alleged that the Defendant sought to force the victim to relinquish his shares in QPR by force, including the use of firearms.
R v CT
Represented a member of a popular girl band accused of assaulting a toilet attendant.