Chambers are delighted to announce that Mr Nick Worsley 1998 call has joined chambers. He joins from Zenith chambers starting from the 1st January 2020. Areas of work covered include All matters Criminal, Regulatory work, Disciplinary work and Court Martial. Nick also brings with him his pupil Miss Emma Handley.
Sam Green QC has this week been briefed by Leeds City Council to represent them in the case against David Lloyd Leisure. This is the tragic case in Moor Allerton Leeds where a young child died in the swimming pool.
Simon Myerson QC has been instructed this week to defend a man charged with Murder. Simon is briefed by John Delaney solicitors and will be leading Stephen Wellford.
Sam Green QC has been instructed to defend a man charged with Manslaughter. Sam is instructed by Watson Woodhouse solicitors and leads our Mr George Hazel-Owram. The case will be heard at Teesside Crown Court.
Hannah Lynch, instructed by Qaisar Sheikh of Coram Children’s Legal Centre, achieved a successful outcome for her lay client, the parent of a child with profound ASD and learning difficulties, before the First-Tier Tribunal (SEND). The lay client’s appeal against the school named in her child’s EHC Plan was allowed.
Following a 6 day trial in Swindon Crown Court. Frances Pencheon, instructed by the Johnson Partnership, has secured a not guilty verdict for her client. He was charged with Stalking involving serious alarm or distress.
Denise Breen-Lawton has been instructed to represent a defendant in a large scale fraud case to be heard at Leeds Crown Court. Denise is instructed by Kieran Fielding at DPP Law.
Hannah Lynch has been commissioned by Lexis Nexis to write an article discussing the High Court’s judgment in Birmingham City Council v Afsar and others, the much-publicised Birmingham primary school protests case. This article was first published by Lexis Nexis on 3rd December 2019. To discuss instructing Ms Lynch in a Public Law or Education case, please contact the clerks.
A Mr. Nicholas Claus who goes by the alias Christopher Cringle has this week been acquitted in his trial for multiple offences of breaking and entering. His Modus Operandi, it was alleged, included shimmying down chimneys and coming in through the front door using keys that people had left out. He was caught with a large sack full of wrapped gifts, but following an excellent closing speech, the jury acquitted within half an hour. Excellent work all, back to work now for Mr. Claus.
And on a happier, more seasonal note….
From everyone at St Pauls Chambers, we would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah and we hope you all have a fantastic New Year and we look forward to working with you all in 2020.