News July 2014

28 Jul 2014

Anne Williams and Gordon Menzies host seminar at MWAI Architects on recent changes to the planning regime

Anne Williams and Gordon Menzies hosted a seminar at MWAI Architects this month in which they spoke about the recent changes to the planning appeals system. The seminars, the latest of which was hosted by MWAI Architects (and also attended by consultants involved in the planning industry...

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24 Jul 2014

Oliver Saxby QC's defence of Michael Mankelow begins

The trial of Michael Mankelow, a 58 year old man charged with attempting to murder a policeman, started on Monday.. Oliver Saxby QC is defending.  The case is expected to last 2 weeks. Click here for recent news report.

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23 Jul 2014

Tom Dunn successfully prosecutes British kick boxing champion for drug smuggling

Tom Dunn has prosecuted the sentence of Paul Mitchelson, the British WRSA super heavy weight title holder, for attempting to smuggle in excess of £2 million worth of drugs into the United Kingdom. Mr Mitchelson was stopped on 28 May 2014 driving a leased VW van. Concealed within the panels of...

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09 Jul 2014

Eleanor Laws QC and Thomas Stern conclude their defence of a Lithuanian national tried for the murder and wounding of two Italian men

The trial of four Lithuanians accused of the murder of a young Italian man and the wounding of his friend has concluded at Maidstone Crown Court. Eleanor Laws QC and Thomas Stern were defending. The first three defendants, Alexandras Zuravliovas, Linas Zidonis and Saulius Tamoliunas, were...

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03 Jul 2014

Tom Dunn successfully prosecutes in case involving child prostitution and grooming of victims

Tom Dunn, instructed by RASSO Kent, has prosecuted the sentence of Aaron Honey at Guildford Crown Court. Mr Honey pleaded guilty to each of the 24 counts he faced variously alleging inciting child prostitution, inciting sexual activity with a child, blackmail, and possessing and distributing...

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