After a long and illustrious career Tony has decided to hang up his wig and retire from the Bar. Tony has been a loyal and popular member of Chambers for over 45 years and he will be sorely missed by all here, we wish him all the best for a long and happy retirement.
Barry McElduff and Chris Hewertson secured convictions of two core members of a violent criminal gang, known as the Mile Road Gang, following an 8 week trial at St Albans Crown Court before HHJ Lithman QC.
This case was the fourth in a series of Bedford gang trials successfully prosecuted by members of 2KBW and focussed on gang warfare in June 2017 by way of a series of stabbings and a reprisal shooting.
Kate Fortescue reports on the recent Michael Jackson documentary – https://www.telegraph.co.uk/music/artists/michael-jackson-alive-confident-jury-would-find-guilty/
Alex Kettle-Williams and Josh Scouller secured unanimous acquittals for their clients charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm.
The complainant, a delivery driver, alleged that the husband and wife duo had assaulted him with a volley of punches and slaps before attacking him with pliers. Both were picked out by the complainant on an ID parade.
William Mousley QC secures a conviction at Winchester Crown Court in a high profile manslaughter case. The defendant was sentenced to eight and a half years.