News & Insights

Old Bailey

Alan Kent QC and Joe Hingston’s client found not guilty of murder at the Old Bailey


Following a six-week trial at the Central Criminal Court, the jury found Alan and Joe’s client, the first defendant, not guilty of murder/manslaughter. The Crown’s case was that the defendant delivered the fatal blow in a four-handed attack in broad daylight on a residential London street, armed with machetes and knives.

All defendants argued they had acted in self defence. The entirety of the incident was captured on CCTV, but there were complex legal issues pursued by the defence in relation to gang affiliation and bad character.

Alan and Joe were instructed by Karamjit Singh at Bark & Co Solicitors.

Click here for media interest in relation to the case:


Related Practice Areas

Popular Insights

Ben Hargreaves explores the inherent challenges in the admissibility of sexual history in sex cases. Section 41 of the Youth…


Tom Edwards looks at the impact of the shift from Joint Enterprise to Common Purpose in the five years since…

Mountford Chambers Logo

Carmelite Chambers has rebranded to Mountford Chambers. Fresh leadership and management, along with modernisation and growth of chambers’ core practice…

Chambers News

A single blow resulting in death – a result not foreseen, or perhaps even foreseeable, by the perpetrator. Anisha Kiri…


Portfolio Builder

Select the practice areas that you would like to download or add to the portfolio

Download    Add to portfolio   
Title Type CV Email

Remove All


Click here to share this shortlist.
(It will expire after 30 days.)