Crime Team blog: this week in Chambers

In: News Published: Friday 10 July 2020


Nigel Edwards QC & Andrew Hill instructed to act in a four handed gangland style murder at Winchester Crown Court.

Andrew Hill & Paul Williams instructed by Eric Watson & Joseph Watson of Watson Woodhouse Solicitors in multi-hander historic sex case. The case has been reported in the media: BBC

Nermine Abdel Sayed successful in keeping her 13 year old client out of custody for the repeated serious sexual abuse of his 9 year old sister.

Ravinder Saimbhi secures leave to appeal an extended sentence imposed against a client who received 4 years imprisonment with an extended 5 years on licence for a sexual assault and unconnected counts of possession of bladed articles. Currently awaiting a date from COA.

Gwen Williamson successful application to vary bail address and persuade the court to remove the onerous tagged curfew despite the Crown objections for client still awaiting his trial. 

Daniel Walker, acting for the Prosecution, took part in the first socially distanced trial at Isleworth Crown Court. The trial involved numerous legal arguments. The Defendant was convicted and sentenced to two and a half years imprisonment for Possession of a Bladed Article. 

Dudley Beal secures a 2 year sentence for fraud by abuse of position as a lasting power of attorney following trial for a defendant convicted of taking £90,000 over a 10 year period from her elderly and vulnerable mother. Reported by ITV

Dudley Beal secures a 10 month suspended sentence for defendant seen by police officers installing and being in possession of four ‘Lebanese Loop’ devices used on Bank ATM machines in Southwark.

Sign up via to watch Annahita Moradi deliver an online workshop on Police powers on 28th July 2020 at 16:00.

I am pleased to report that our first week back in chambers' building has gone smoothly. It's been nice to get back to some sort of normality! 

I hope everyone is keeping well.