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Tony Dunne leading Jess Butterell appeared for the prosecution in a five-week trial at Leeds Crown Court in which the Defendant was sentenced on Friday.

Tony Dunne leading Jess Butterell appeared for the prosecution in a five-week trial at Leeds Crown Court in which the Defendant was sentenced on Friday.

The case concerned twenty-four counts of indecent assault committed against schoolboys between 1976 and 1994, of which the Defendant was convicted of twenty-three.

14 May 2024

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KBW Team leads successful prosecution of 24 sex offenders

KBW Team leads successful prosecution of 24 sex offenders

A team of Barristers in KBW led by David Brooke KC and including Rupert Doswell KC, Stephen Littlewood and Lorena Veale have successfully prosecuted a large and complex Police operation known as Operation Tourway.

10 May 2024

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Multiple KBW Counsel defend in a 3 week kidnapping before Bradford Crown Court

Multiple KBW Counsel defend in a 3 week kidnapping before Bradford Crown Court

Multiple KBW Counsel defend in a 3 week kidnapping before Bradford Crown Court Andrew Pickin, Daniel Penman and Daniel Ingham were instructed to represent three defendants in a three week trial before Bradford Crown Court.

02 May 2024

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Becky Jane secures suspended sentence order

Becky Jane secures suspended sentence order

Becky Jane secures suspended sentence order in a two-count blackmail case in York Crown Court. The court were satisfied that an immediate custodial sentence was not required, and community conditions could be imposed alongside a 12-months custodial sentence, suspended for 18 months.

29 April 2024

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KBW Success in Complex Care Proceedings Involving Parental Alienation

KBW Success in Complex Care Proceedings Involving Parental Alienation

June Venters KC led Barrister Sarah Hopkinson, both from KBW, in complex care proceedings involving parental alienation. June and Sarah represented the local authority who were seeking the removal of a 9-year-old child who had been subjected to significant parental alienation.

26 April 2024

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Simon Mallett has just returned from another successful trip to Sierra Leone to assist with advocacy training.

Simon Mallett has just returned from another successful trip to Sierra Leone to assist with advocacy training.

Simon Mallett has just returned from another successful trip to Sierra Leone to assist with advocacy training. Along with four other trainers from the ICCA, they trained jointly with senior members of the SL Judiciary and senior members of the SL Bar.

24 April 2024

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Nicholas Campbell KC helped to secure the conviction of two men for their parts in the murder of Carl Dixon of Worsbrough, South Yorkshire, in September 2023.

Nicholas Campbell KC helped to secure the conviction of two men for their parts in the murder of Carl Dixon of Worsbrough, South Yorkshire, in September 2023.

Nicholas Campbell KC helped to secure the conviction of two men for their parts in the murder of Carl Dixon of Worsbrough, South Yorkshire, in September 2023. His family finally felt able to scatter his ashes beneath a tree planted in his memory on Wednesday of this week.

08 April 2024

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Jennifer Coldham secured orders for the forfeiture of a quarter of a million pounds, subject to account freezing orders, following a contested civil POCA hearing.

Jennifer Coldham secured orders for the forfeiture of a quarter of a million pounds, subject to account freezing orders, following a contested civil POCA hearing.

Jennifer Coldham secured orders for the forfeiture of a quarter of a million pounds, subject to account freezing orders, following a contested civil POCA hearing.

08 April 2024

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Rupert Doswell KC formally sworn in as Kings Counsel

Rupert Doswell KC formally sworn in as Kings Counsel

19 March 2024

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Manisha Marwaha represents the Secretary of State for the Home Department before the Family Court in proceedings brought under the Female Genital Mutilation Act

Manisha Marwaha represents the Secretary of State for the Home Department before the Family Court in proceedings brought under the Female Genital Mutilation Act

Manisha Marwaha advised and successfully represented the SSHD, who sought to intervene in family proceedings concerning an application by a Nigerian national for a Female Genital Mutilation Protection Order (FGMPO).

15 March 2024

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Olivia Checa-Dover and Mahdev Singh Sachdev represent police force during 3-week inquest into the death of a man in custody

Olivia Checa-Dover and Mahdev Singh Sachdev represent police force during 3-week inquest into the death of a man in custody

On 22 April 2020, Matthew Terrill was arrested following an allegation that he has assaulted his partner. He had taken a combination of drugs including heroin, cocaine and “spice” (synthetic cannabinoids). He presented in an agitated state, leading to restraint being required.

12 March 2024

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KBW’s pupils, Eugene Cross and Harriet Eglington, are now on their feet

KBW’s pupils, Eugene Cross and Harriet Eglington, are now on their feet

Chambers is pleased to announce that from today (Monday 11th March 2024) our pupils, Eugene Cross and Harriet Eglington, are on their feet and accepting instructions.

11 March 2024

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