Michael Shaw and Chris Hewertson secured convictions of three core members of a violent criminal gang, known as K Block in a 12 week trial at Luton Crown Court before HHJ Lithman QC.
The defendant is accused of manslaughter and supplying Class A drugs to his girlfriend who died at the Bestival festival in Dorset in 2017. He is also said to have filmed his dying girlfriend over a period of hours after supplying the drugs. The trial continues at Winchester Crown Court. For more information visit https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-dorset-47122492
Mumin Hashim and Gulam Ahmed secured the only acquittal in a multi-handed large scale immigration and tax fraud in one of the longest trials of 2018 that lasted 35-weeks. The trial involved fraudulent applications of Tier 1 general and entrepreneur visas.
Barry McElduff, leading Kaj Scarsbrook, recently secured the final conviction after one trial and two retrials in a complex and lengthy drug conspiracy.
Operation Daraga was a South West Regional Crime Unit investigation into a Liverpool based Organised Crime Group, who were involved in the trafficking of large wholesale quantities of crack cocaine and heroin from Liverpool down to towns in Dorset and Somerset for onwards distribution to lower-level drug dealers and users. Read More …
Mohiussannath Chowdhury had been charged with an allegation under s5 of the Terrorism Act 2006. The prosecution alleged that on 25th August 2017 Chowdhury drove to Buckingham Palace with a long samurai sword to commit an act of terror.
Prior to leaving his home he had written a suicide note to his sister and sharpened the sword. In the days leading up to this incident, Chowdhury had professed hatred for the Queen, the armed forces and the police. He believed the UK was complicit in the killing of innocent people in Yemen by supplying arms to Saudi Arabia.
Robin Sellers and Kelly Brocklehurst successfully prosecuted a self-taught hacker who carried out a cyber attack so powerful that it knocked Liberia offline.
The National Crime Agency describe the defendant as perhaps the most significant cyber criminal yet to be caught in the UK.
Further details of this case can be found at https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-46840461
Rebecca Austin appeared at Luton Crown Court to prosecute a teenager who sent thousands of hoax bomb threats to schools and triggered an American airline security scare.
Further details of the case can be found at https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-46482790
Chambers of William Mousley QC
Family Law Team Hampshire/Dorset & London
Chambers has vacancies for practitioners at all levels in both Public & Private Law due to a significant increase in workload specifically in Hampshire, Dorset and the South of England.
Civil Law Team
We also encourage applications from established practitioners of over 5 years call to join our thriving team. Both the Civil & Family Teams are clerked from our flagship premises in Portsmouth.
Criminal Law Team
Applications are sought for those with at least 5 years’ experience. Practitioners with a CPS Grading of 3 or 4 would be of particular interest to join our London based Criminal Team.
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Biscoes have recently won ‘Firm of the year – South 2018’ at the Family Law Awards.
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