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Chambers welcome three new tenants

Chambers welcome Harper Marshall (formally of Reeds solicitors) as a tenant from 3rd September 2018. We are also delighted that both Matilda Robinson-Murphy & Daniel Milner have accepted invitations to join chambers upon the successful completion of their pupillages as of the 1st October 2018.

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Mark Stevens secures acquittal at Wolverhampton Crown Court

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.

3 years after being convicted of multiple rape counts, Oliver Weetch’s client is acquitted at his re-trial after the Court of Appeal overturn all of his convictions

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 …

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