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headlights on a dark road

The Defendant suffered an epileptic seizure whilst driving and lost control of his car and collided head-on with an elderly…

Cases
18/07/2022
Legal 500 Bar Awards 2022

We are delighted to announce that Mountford Chambers has been shortlisted for the Corporate crime set of the year award…

Chambers News
05/07/2022

An overview of the latest statutory updates, produced by Laurence Harris, Payton Goodred-Vaucrosson and Christina Courquin. Circular 001/2022: Reclassification of…

Articles
05/07/2022
lady justice

This article represents some of my thoughts on the application of the current law of Loss of Control. It is…

Articles
29/06/2022
prison

Whole Life Orders imposed upon those convicted of murder have always been reserved for an exceptional category of horrific cases. …

Articles
29/06/2022
scales of justice

While making submissions at half time becomes an increasingly rarer exercise, certainly for this practitioner, when the chance arises it…

Articles
29/06/2022
marriage dictionary

With almost no opposition and the backing of the Government, on 28 April 2022, the Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum…

Articles
29/06/2022
Drinks on a bar

Rape Crisis defines “Spiking” as: “when someone puts alcohol or drugs into another person’s drink or their body without their…

Articles
29/06/2022
Old Bailey

In an open letter to Lord Burnett of Maldon, more than 70 of the country’s most experienced criminal lawyers, including…

Articles
24/06/2022

In a guest post on BarristerBlogger, Edward Henry QC reflects on how well the head of the judiciary has been…

Articles
24/06/2022

The defendant was alleged to be part of 5 defendants who were originally charged and prosecuted at the Old Bailey…

Cases
22/06/2022
covid 19 inquiry logo

On Monday 20th June 2022, Inquiry Chair, Heather Hallett announced the appointment of Laura Paisley to its legal team. Laura has been…

Chambers News
22/06/2022
Ely Place

Mountford Chambers are delighted to announce that as of today (Tuesday 7th June 2022) we have moved to new premises…

Chambers News
07/06/2022

The dismissal application focussed on the extensive telephone analysis and attempts to co-locate his client with the three defendants who…

Cases
31/05/2022

Ben appeared at the Court of Appeal on behalf of a Defendant who was sentenced to a Suspended Sentence Order…

Cases
31/05/2022

The defendant faced a single count of coercive and controlling behaviour, allegedly committed against his ex-wife during the last three…

Cases
27/05/2022

Mountford Chambers is delighted to announce the continued expansion of its crime and regulatory teams with the arrival of Laura…

Chambers News
23/05/2022
manchester

Andrew Ford QC and Holly Nelson prosecute the multi handed case that started in Manchester on the 16th of May…

Cases
18/05/2022

Mountford Chambers look forward to welcoming Rachel Pain and Joseph Sinclair who will commence pupillage with us in October 2022….

Chambers News
13/05/2022

The defendant was alleged to be part of a group of 8 men who had been robbed of a Kilo…

Cases
12/05/2022
London Legal Walk

A team of enthusiastic barristers and clerks from Mountford Chambers will be taking part in the London Legal Walk on…

Chambers News
10/05/2022

Ben’s client was charged with Assault Occasioning Actual Bodily Harm and Theft following an altercation at the checkout of a…

Cases
06/05/2022
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…

Cases
04/05/2022

The Upper Tribunal (Tax and Chancery Chamber) released last week its judgment in Andrew Page and Others v The Financial…

Cases
04/05/2022

William England, instructed by Richard Derby and Andrea Wilson of Potter Derby Solicitors, represented Samantha McCann who was acquitted of…

Cases
28/04/2022

Daniel Frier represented British Transport Police (instructed by Weightmans Solicitors) in an inquest to establish the circumstances of the death…

Cases
28/04/2022
London Skyline

The passenger of a moped driven by the defendant got off and stabbed a 16 year old boy to death….

Cases
14/04/2022
London Spring

Out of Office number is 07909 628906 Chambers will close at 2:30pm on Thursday 14th April for the Easter Weekend…

Chambers News
14/04/2022

In November, Carmelite Chambers is changing its name to Mountford Chambers Fresh leadership and management, along with modernisation and growth of chambers practice…

Chambers News
20/10/2021

This was a very difficult case conducted against the backdrop of the full glare of criticisms of the Metropolitan Police…

Cases
14/10/2021

The 2022 Legal 500 directory recommendations identify Mountford Chambers as a leading London set for both Crime and Fraud. Described…

Chambers News
30/09/2021

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Cannabis plant

The defendant was alleged to have been in possession of 40kg of cannabis with the intent to supply the same….

Chambers News
11/08/2022
Legal 500 Bar Awards 2022

We are delighted to announce that Mountford Chambers has been shortlisted for the Corporate crime set of the year award…

Chambers News
05/07/2022
covid 19 inquiry logo

On Monday 20th June 2022, Inquiry Chair, Heather Hallett announced the appointment of Laura Paisley to its legal team. Laura has been…

Chambers News
22/06/2022

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