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Important Divisional Court Judgment on Reporting Restrictions
Ben Douglas-Jones recently appeared in the Divisional Court, instructed by the CPS Appeals Unit, in an important case on the interplay between Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights and section...
26 March 2013

Ian Wade QC wins important costs appeal
Ian Wade QC appeared for the Appellant in the recent Court of Appeal case R v Applied Language Solutions Ltd [2013] EWCA Crim 326 which...
25 March 2013

CPS Advocate Panel: Specialist Panels
The following members of Chambers have recently been appointed to these specialist panels within the CPS Advocate Panel scheme: ...
01 March 2013

Members Appointed to SFO Lists of Counsel
5PB is delighted by the appointment of the following members to the Serious Fraud Office's Lists of Prosecuting Counsel. ...
01 March 2013

Guilty verdicts in MTIC trial
The final trial at Kingston Crown Court arising from HMRC’s investigation of an £80m MTIC fraud has ended with the conviction of all three defendants for conspiracy to cheat the Revenue. Two others had pleaded guilty. ...
01 March 2013

Mark Wyeth QC Secures Acquittal on 'Europe’s Biggest Cannabis Production Case'
Mark Wyeth QC recently secured the acquittal of a 42-year-old Company Secretary accused of conspiracy relating to the industrial production of cannabis at 56 'farms' across the UK. ...
01 March 2014