R v Carl Bater-James and Sultan Mohammed  EWCA Crim 790 – case comment by Julian Jones
In this landmark decision, a five – judge constitution of the Court of Appeal (Criminal Division), headed by the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, clarified that the test for dishonesty in criminal law is that set out by Lord Hughes in the Supreme Court authority of Ivey v Genting Casinos (UK). Julian Jones considers.
Matthew Scaife from Scarborough was convicted of multiple child rape offences and other serious sexual offences against a twelve-year old following a twelve day trial at York Crown Court in which Julian Jones appeared for the Crown, instructed by the CPS Yorkshire and Humberside RASSO Unit.
Only one day to go before our annual Criminal Seminar at the Leeds BPP Law School.
The number of PSQB individual rankings Barristers has risen to 38 across 6 practice areas The Legal 500 highlights the UK’s most impressive barristers and chambers. The directory is broken down by location and practice area – “We produce the rankings based on in-depth market research; assessing recent case highlights provided in submissions by chambers, […]
Speakers and topics have been announced for our Annual Criminal Seminar which takes place at the BPP Law School on Saturday 5 October.
The exercise of the ancient common law right to conduct a private prosecution has become a growth area in the last decade. A number of members of Park Square Barristers now receive instructions to advise and appear in court in this burgeoning area.
We are delighted to announce and welcome the arrival of Julian Jones to our Criminal and Regulatory Teams.