Henry Grunwald QC and Neil Hawes QC successful in securing acquittals in bribery trial
Henry Grunwald QC and Neil Hawes QC successful in securing acquittals in bribery trial

Henry, instructed by Dan Stowers at Shoosmiths, and Neil, instructed by Paul Haycock at Irwin Mitchell, secured the acquittal of their Defendants following a lengthy trial at Southwark Crown Court.

The jury found the two men represented by Henry and Neil, and a third Defendant, not guilty of conspiring with various agents to agree bribes in relation to 27 separate overseas contracts for their company, Sarclad Ltd.…

Acquittal on Four Counts of Fraud by Abuse of Trust.
Acquittal on Four Counts of Fraud by Abuse of Trust.

Louise McCullough instructed by Jo Kaucher of Blackfords Solicitors secured a speedy acquittal on four counts of Fraud by abuse of Trust.

Louise was instructed to represent a Manager at Surrey and Borders NHS Trust who was accused of abusing her position by approving invoices up to her personal approval limit of £5000 where cumulatively the invoices totalled in excess of this and should (under the Trust’s Standing Financial Instructions (“SFI’s”) have been put out to competitive tender.…

Laura Herbert represents victim of modern-day slavery.
Laura Herbert represents victim of modern-day slavery.

Laura Herbert, instructed by Magdalena Motyl of Bark & Co solicitors, represented a victim of modern day slavery, who gave evidence which helped successfully convict his traffickers, in Extradition proceedings. She asserted that the District Judge at Westminster was wrong to find the Appellant a ‘fugitive’ when he was a victim of human trafficking from Poland to England because a victim of such an act cannot properly ‘consent’ to their own trafficking.…