Following a 2 week trial at Winchester Crown Court, David Henwood was acquitted by the jury of a 2 count indictment alleging murder and manslaughter.
Mark Stevens appeared on behalf of the defence in a trial involving multiple counts of rape against a 14 year old girl over a period of 4 years.
Due to the age of the girl there was previously a ground rules hearing along with a significant amount of third party material.
Mark was able to secure acquittals on all counts.
Mark was instructed by M and N Solicitors, Birmingham.
In 2015, the client was convicted after trial of multiple counts of rape of a child under 13 and sentenced to 14 years imprisonment. In 2018, Oliver Weetch was instructed by Ashley Smith & Co to review the original case papers and advise on whether there may be arguable grounds of appeal against conviction. Read More …
Michael Shaw and Suki Dhadda successfully prosecute two men and one woman, for the sexual abuse and prostitution of six women committed over a period of twenty-two years in the Rugby and Coventry area. Read More …
David was called to the Bar in 1967 and was practising until his untimely death, a remarkable achievement for a remarkable man.
He will be missed by all.
A full tribute to him will follow once we have all come to terms with his passing.
Tahir Khan QC and Gary Venturi have completed the successful prosecution of Daryl Sampson, a man who murdered his father by stabbing. Further details of the case can be found at http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-44072095
For more information please go to https://www.portsmouth.co.uk/news/crime/portsmouth-court-cases-adjourned-as-barristers-industrial-action-kicks-in-1-8489074
Tahir Khan QC is leading Gary Venturi for the Crown Prosecution Service in a trial at Birmingham Crown Court where a heroin addict is accused of murdering his father by stabbing him.
Further details of the case can be found at
The defendant is accused of drugging and raping men who he met through the dating app, Grindr. William Mousley QC and Michael Williams are instructed by Stokes Solicitors.
The trial continues at Portsmouth Crown Court. Further details can be found at https://www.portsmouth.co.uk/news/crime/portsmouth-man-accused-of-drugging-and-raping-men-he-met-on-gay-hook-up-app-grindr-1-8472463
Michael Shaw and Suki Dhadda are instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service at Warwick Crown Court in a trial involving allegations of sexual assault and rape on teenage girls in Rugby and Coventry for over 20 years.
The case is being widely reported, read more on https://www.rugbyadvertiser.co.uk/news/court-hears-allegations-of-kidnap-rape-and-forced-prostitution-of-teenage-girls-in-rugby-1-8474393