High Court success for Libby Anderson
High Court success for Libby Anderson

Libby Anderson persuaded the High Court to quash her client’s conviction following a successful appeal by way of case stated before Sir Brian Leveson, President of the Queen’s Bench Division, and Mrs Justice McGowan.

Libby represented a man who had faced a charge of assault where the complainant did not attend for the Magistrates’ Court trial.…

Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 Rankings Released
Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 Rankings Released

Charter Chambers again features strongly in the latest editions of Chambers and Partners Directory and the Legal 500.

Particularly strong are the rankings of Charter’s silks (with both Neil Hawes QC and Martin Goudie QC being ranked tier 1 in Business Crime and General Crime respectively) and the Crime and Regulatory teams, the latter in particular receiving recognition of their strong performance in this area of the law.…

Not guilty verdict for Tasmin Malcolm on £1.6 million Theft from Jaguar Land Rover
Not guilty verdict for Tasmin Malcolm on £1.6 million Theft from Jaguar Land Rover

Tasmin Malcolm instructed by Nadeem Naguthney of Hussain Solicitors secures acquittal on a charge of Conspiracy to steal at Birmingham Crown Court.

Initially against four Defendants, the case concerned an allegation that they, together with others, conspired to steal £1.6 million worth of Jaguar Land Rover car parts from the warehouse where they were employed

After the first Defendant pleaded guilty and no evidence was offered against the fourth Defendant, only two ultimately faced the jury.…

Acquittal for Tasmin Malcolm at Norwich Crown Court
Acquittal for Tasmin Malcolm at Norwich Crown Court

Tasmin Malcolm, instructed by Jessica Murray of Goldman Bailey Solicitors, secured not guilty verdicts in respect of two offences of Having a bladed article, contrary to s.139 Criminal Justice Act 1988.

The Prosecution initially alleged an additional count of possessing a controlled drug of class a but were forced to offer no evidence at the start of the trial after flaws in the continuity of the evidence were highlighted.…