Counsel were instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service in a long running trial at Blackfriars Crown Court.
Details of the trial and the sentences passed can be found in the attached article https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6710303/Moped-gang-convicted-robbery.html
Chas was a larger than life character, and a very popular member of chambers, who will be sorely missed by all.
Michael Shaw and Chris Hewertson secured convictions of three core members of a violent criminal gang, known as K Block in a 12 week trial at Luton Crown Court before HHJ Lithman QC.
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The defendant is accused of manslaughter and supplying Class A drugs to his girlfriend who died at the Bestival festival in Dorset in 2017. He is also said to have filmed his dying girlfriend over a period of hours after supplying the drugs. The trial continues at Winchester Crown Court. For more information visit https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-dorset-47122492