Three men have been convicted of the violent murder of a man in Wakefield in September last year. Aleksander Pawlak was killed in a “sustained, violent assault” Peter Moulson QC led David Gordon for the prosecution. Adam Litwinowicz, Michal Szymanski and Maciaj Solarz were also convicted of conspiracy to rob. The three men will be […]
The nominees for the 2020 Bar Pro Bono Awards have been announced and we are delighted that John Collins has been nominated for the Sydney Elland Goldsmith Lifetime Achievement Award.
Four men have gone on trial at The Old Bailey in connection with the deaths of 39 Vietnamese nationals in an airport shipping in Essex last year.
We are delighted to announce and congratulate Judy Dawson and Kate Batty on their appointments as Recorders. Both will sit on the North Eastern Circuit in Crime.
We are delighted to welcome Lucy Brown back from maternity leave. Lucy resumes full time practice from Monday 5th October. Lucy continues to practice in criminal and regulatory matters, appearing for both defence and prosecution. She is a Grade 3 prosecutor. Lucy was called to the Bar in 2016, having previously practiced as a solicitor […]
Kama Melly QC and Howard Shaw have secured the conviction at Leeds Crown Court of a Huddersfield drug dealer for Murder and Wounding with Intent.
“In a previous article I considered the inconsistent approach taken to the categorisation of harm when sentencing Defendants in cases where sexual activity against children does not actually take place. That article focused on the judgments in R v Privett  EWCA Crim 557 (‘Privett’) and R v Manning  EWCA Crim 592 (‘Manning’).”
“The Legal 500 UK Bar 2021 edition has been announced and PSQB has a very strong presence across all practice areas.
PSQB has been recommended as a TOP-TIER SET in 3 practice areas and has been recommended in 2 others.”
“Ruwena has written a couple of articles recently that have been published in National Law journals.
In the Summer Issue of “The Expert Witness Journal” (page 100) – Ruwena reviews the Clinical Negligence Birth Injury Claim NKX (By his L/F NMK) v Barts Health NHS Trust  EWHC 828 (QB)”
David Orbaum & Anaum Riaz deliver training on client care during the Covid crisis – 80 delegates attend
Thank you to everyone that attended last night PSQB Family Team Zoom seminar. We had 80 delegates attend. David Orbaum and Anaum Riaz delivered training on Public Law : “Case law update” and “Client care and complaints during the Covid crisis”. Further seminars from the Family Team are scheduled in the next few months. The seminars are free […]
Man jailed for possessing knife and knuckle duster in Wakefield disturbance – Allan Armbrister defends
“The defendant Jason Wood claimed he found the weapons after he was arrested by the police after a disturbance involving around a group of people in Wakefield.
Allan Armbrister was defence counsel and said in mitigation that Wood was the victim of an assault and ran when police arrived at the scene”
We are delighted to welcome back Camilla Buck to practice from maternity leave.