William Mousley QC leads Alex Kettle-Williams as they begin murder trial at Winchester Crown Court. The defendant is charged with the murder of a 27 year old woman in Gosport as well as arson of her home in an effort to dispose of the evidence. Counsel are instructed by CPS Wessex. Further details can be found here:
After a long and very successful career spanning over 40 years, Angus has decided to hang up his wig and gown and retire from the Bar.
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Steven Perian QC has been invited by the Selangor Bar Committee in Malaysia to deliver a keynote speech at their conference on 18th January 2020. The conference is dealing with the Malaysian Anti-Money Laundering, and Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act 2001.
The defendants are charged with perverting the course of justice and are on trial at Harrow Crown Court.
Robin Sellers leads Oliver Wellings, instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service South.
Further details of the case can be found at https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/defendant-used-family-to-hand-out-20-notes-in-jury-bribery-bid-a4286031.html
Josh Scouller secured the acquittal of his client accused of falsely imprisoning and violently assaulting his ex-partner.
The Crown alleged the incident had lasted for six hours with the complainant being repeatedly subjected to punches, kicks and attacks with pliers all whilst being prevented to leave.
The Jury returned unanimous acquittals after a 4 day trial at Inner London Crown Court. Josh was instructed by Paul Macauley of Macauley Smith Ltd.
Alex Kettle -Williams has secured an unanimous acquittal in a 2-handed rape trial. The case was heard at the Snaresbrook Crown Court over the course of 11 days. The allegations included the suggestion that the defendant and one other had drugged the alleged victim before both raping her at the same time. Alex was instructed by Daniel Salter of Edwards Duthie Shamash Solicitors.
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The case involved the death of a 6 week old baby at the hands of the father of the child. After a 4 week trial the jury convicted the accused of murder before the trial Judge, Mr Justice Nicklin.
Counsel were instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service, Brighton.
The case has been adjourned for sentence in due course; further details of the case can be found at https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-kent-50156833
The defendant is accused of an offence of sexual assault by touching and is being tried by a Judge and jury at Teesside Crown Court.
Further details of the case can be found at the following link https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-50041711
Mr Mousley is instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service, West Midlands (RASSO Unit).