Notable Crime cases
R v MG , Guildford Crown Court
Chloe successfully prosecuted a contested appeal against conviction of MG, who had appealed against his conviction for harassment of his ex-girlfriend.
R v OK , Harrow Crown Court
Chloe successfully prosecuted a contested appeal against conviction for dangerous driving.
R v MD , Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court
MD was accused of two counts of assault by beating of his elderly parents and breach of a Restraining Order as at the time of the alleged offences MD was subject to a Restraining Order. At trial, Chloe made a successful submission of no case to answer in respect of the alleged assault against MD’s mother. MD was subsequently found not guilty of assaulting his father.
R V LP , Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court
LP was accused of one count of assault by beating (strangulation) of his partner at the time. LP had called 999 on himself. LP was acquitted.
R v LH , Stratford Magistrates’ Court
Chloe successfully defended LH, who was charged with one count of possession of a bladed article and one count of driving while disqualified. Instructing solicitors said the following: ‘Chloe got a great result for LH today, not guilty for both DWD and bladed article, very happy client and this message from the partner below “I really can’t thank you enough for sending Chloe to us she was amazing and so professional”’.
R v BE & LW , Huntingdon Youth Court
Chloe successfully secured 12 month Referral Orders for both BE and LW, who pleaded guilty to a number of serious offences (including dangerous driving and burglary offences), despite the Crown asserting that detention & training orders were appropriate. The Legal Advisor informed instructing solicitors that he was ‘impressed with the way [Chloe] pipped everyone off and had the magistrates in the palm of [my] hands’. One of the youths informed instructing solicitors that ‘my barrister was brilliant’.
R v DW , Bromley Magistrates’ Court
Chloe successfully persuaded the bench to not activate DW’s Suspended Sentence Order following his commission of a further offence while his SSO was active.
R V SG  Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court
Chloe successfully persuaded the bench not to impose the minimum mandatory term for a second bladed article offence by arguing that there were particular circumstances relating to the index offence, the previous offence (committed before June 2022), and the offender which would make an immediate custodial sentence unjust in all the circumstances. SG was sentenced to a suspended sentence.