R-v- A.K. and others (2013) Birmingham Crown Court
We were instructed in respect of the defendant charged with conspiracy to pervert the course of justice. The matter was linked to mortgage fraud involving over 6 million pounds. There were a number of co-defendants facing allegations of mortgage fraud and conspiracy to pervert the course of Justice.
Murder and other violent offences
R-v- A.A. and Others 2012 Wolverhampton Crown Court
We represented the first defendant who was charged with two others of Blackmail. Following a 3-week trial we secured an acquittal for our client.
R-v- J.M. and others (2012) Sheffield Crown Court
We represented the defendant charged with conspiracy to possess a firearm with intent to endanger life. The case involved 5 other defendants.
R-v A.S. (2012) Sheffield Crown Court
We were instructed to represent the defendant (taxi-driver) in relation to allegations of kidnap of a 12-year-old boy and blackmail, involving 3 co-defendants. It was alleged that the 12-year-old was held at ransom for £40,000, threatening to behead him if his father did not pay. After the close of the Prosecution case the defendant served a further defence statement running a cutthroat defence against the first 2 co-defendants. After a 4-week trial the defendant was acquitted of all allegations.
R-v- A.H. (2012) Birmingham Crown Court
We represented the female defendant charged with two male defendants on a charge of aggravated burglary with a firearm and machete. Our team successfully ran the defence of duress as a jury unanimously acquitted the defendant after a 9-day trial. The defendant was first on the indictment running a cutthroat defence against her two co-defendants who were both convicted and received 15 years imprisonment for their part.
R-v- J.G. (2013) Wolverhampton Crown Court
We were instructed to represent the defendant charged with the murder of his wife. The allegation involved the killing and thereafter disposal 0f the body by cutting and burning the body in a bin.
R-v- M.B. (2015) Birmingham Crown Court
We represented the female defendant in a 2 handed murder (body in suitcases found in a Birmingham Canal). The allegation involved the killing and dismembering of the body before being disposed of in two suitcases found in Birmingham main line canal. The defendant was acquitted of murder.
R-v- S.M. (2012) Alyesbury Crown Court
The Defendant was charged with conspiracy to import class A drugs from Brazil, involving 9 other defendants. The defendants were alleged to have imported 12kgs of pure cocaine over the 12 trips using mules to swallow the drugs.
R-v- K.D. (2013) Oxford Crown Court
The Defendant was charged with importation of class B drugs, involving 3 other defendants alleged to have imported over 10kgs of cannabis. The trial lasted 7 days.
R-v A.S. and others (2013) Sheffield Crown Court
The case concerned a large scale, multi-million-pound commercial importation of class A (125kg of 100% purity MOMA or Ecstasy) into the United Kingdom from Holland. The trial lasted 4 weeks and involved expert evidence relating to telephonic and cell sites.
R-v- M.S and others (2013) Sheffield Crown Court
Defendant charged with Conspiracy to produce and supply class A drugs, involving 6 co-defendants. The case involves large-scale production and supplies of class A drugs over a period of 5 months. The Prosecution alleged that in the region of 200kgs of class A drugs with a street value of £8 million pounds was produced and supplied. Our client was the only defendant acquitted of all charges.
R-v- P.Y. and others (2015) Birmingham Crown Court
Operation Caddy 2- defendant, one of many, charged with conspiracy to supply drugs using the K1 / China drug line.
R-v- S.H. and others (2015) Birmingham Crown Court
Operation Exit involving conspiracy to import multi-kilos of class A drugs from Pakistan. Our team successfully persuaded the prosecution to accept a plea to permitting his premises after 8 days of legal arguments. The defendant, already serving a sentence, received 15 months in custody for his part.
R-v A. (2013) Birmingham Crown Court
The defendant, a taxi driver, was charged with sexual assault upon a passenger. Following a 4-day trial, the defendant was acquitted of all matters.
R-v- J.M. (2015) St Albans Crown Court
The Defendant was charged with rape and false imprisonment of his former partner. Our team secured acquittal of all counts on the indictment after a 7day trial.
R-v- I.O. (2015) Woolwich Crown Court
The Defendant was charged with historical offence of indecent assault on family friends daughter who was aged 13 at the time. Our team secured acquittal of all counts on the indictment.
R-v- A.W. & others (2014 – 2015) Birmingham Crown Court
The Defendant was charged as part of an 8-handed conspiracy to possession, acquire and transfer firearms. The matter was denied and the trial lasted approximately 6 weeks.
Court of Appeal
R-v- S.M. (2013) Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
The Defendant received a custodial sentence of 11 years for an offence of conspiracy to import drugs. The Court of Appeal were successfully persuaded to reduce the defendant’s sentence from 11 years down to 7 years.
R-v- J.S. (2016) Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
The Defendant received a custodial sentence of 7 years for an offence of Wounding with intent. The appeal was successful and the sentence was reduced from 7 years to 5 years.