Grace was invited to appear on the BBC programme this morning to participate in a discussion about rape victims who are allegedly told not to seek counselling before any trial in fear that the trial might be prejudiced. The programme can be viewed by following this link https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m0005hpp/victoria-derbyshire-30052019
We are delighted to welcome Grace Ong to chambers. Grace is a well respected and senior barrister, and she joins and strengthens our expanding crime team.
Robin represented England international Danny Drinkwater of Chelsea Football Club at Stockport Magistrates where he faced a charge of drink driving.
The case was disposed of by way of a community order and a driving ban.
Robin was instructed by Mark Bateman of Archerfield Partners, further details of the case can be found at https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-48253793
The high profile case of Alex Hepburn, a professional cricketer with Worcestershire County Cricket Club, has concluded and the defendant was sentenced to 5 years imprisonment at Hereford Crown Court following an earlier trial at Worcester Crown Court.
Sarah Morris of 2KBW was instructed as junior to Miranda Moore QC by the Crown Prosecution Service.
Further details of the case can be found at https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hereford-worcester-48108278
The trial at Kingston Crown Court involves allegations of the illegal manufacture of firearms and ammunition. Guns and bullets produced at the factory were involved in a number of serious crimes across the country.
Further details can be found at https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-sussex-48111154 The trial continues.
Matthew Farmer is instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service.