Jonathan Sandiford leading Danielle Graham and instructed by Trading Standards have this week helped secure immediate custodial sentences for two defendants who made millions from reselling tickets for famous artists including Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift and Bruno Mars. They conducted their business through secondary ticketing websites including Viagogo and Stubhub. The case has been widely reported in the national press but if you want to read more you can here.
Kristina Goodwin has this week helped to secure immediate custodial sentences for a trio of defendants. The three crossed the Pennines from Lancashire to Yorkshire to steal a Ford Fiesta ST, ironically they were at the time driving another Ford Fiesta ST, which was stolen also. The three defendants all pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy to steal and handling stolen goods. 2 received sentences of two years and the other received a sentence of 20 months. The case is reported here.
Enquiries have been made for Mr Jeremy Barnett to represent a Premier League Footballer in a dispute with his agent over the right to control the football player’s social media accounts.
Jessica Heggie, acting for Kirklees Council has this week been successful against an appeal by a Taxi driver following the revocation of his Taxi licence.
Frances Pencheon has been Successful in an appeal against sentence in the Court of Appeal before Lord Justice Sing, Mr Justice Spencer and HHJ Leonard QC. The defendant was sentenced at the lower court to 30 months imprisonment for his 27th offence of non-dwelling burglary, this sentence was reduced after appeal to 2 years imprisonment. The Court of Appeal agreed with the submission that the defendant should have been awarded more than 25% credit despite pleading at the PTPH due to his demeanour and mental health in the Magistrates court. The case has been reported and you can read the case here on our website.
Bryan Cox QC has got a new updated CV which you can read here.
Following an unexpected adjournment into next year for a 12 week case, if anyone needs top quality counsel for their matters then look no further that St Pauls chambers, both Angus MacDonald and George Hazel-Owrams CV’s are linked.
We all like receiving praise, so this week it was nice for Robert Smith to receive a letter from a client offering his thanks for all the hard work that was put in on his case and for the excellent result that he got in his case.