Other Serious Offences

For Other Serious Offences requiring  a Criminal Defence Solicitor Call Max on +447770267894

The client who was a senior HM customs & excise officer was charged with theft of a very large quantity of expensive items seized by HM Customs and Excise at Heathrow airport. The client was granted bail at the first appearance at court. Following a two-month trial client found not guilty at Manchester Crown Court.

The client found not guilty of conspiracy to commit burglary at Canterbury Crown Court.

The client was jointly charged with 4 other defendants of Conspiracy to import Class A and B drugs valued in excess of £5million. The prosecution followed an eighteen-month investigation by HM Customs and Excise. The client was granted bail by the crown court. Guilty pleas to importation of Class B drugs were offered to Crown but were rejected. After four-month trial at Canterbury Crown Court client found not guilty of conspiracy to import class A drugs but guilty of conspiracy to import class B drugs (the same guilty pleas we had offered in the first place).

The client jointly was charged with four others of a “smash and grab” robbery on Mappin and Webb jewellers. The client was the only defendant who was found not guilty.

The client was jointly charged with 10 others of Conspiracy to assist unlawful immigration. Reported in the national press as “Multimillion-pound people-smuggling ring” and “Thought to be amongst the biggest in Europe” Eventually we offered a limited basis of plea, which was accepted by the prosecution. Client sentenced to two years imprisonment most of which he had already served on remand.

The client was jointly charged with 2 others of conspiracy to breach immigration laws by arranging sham marriages for illegal immigrants. The police investigation followed a “sting” by the News of the World reporter Maz Mahmood. It was alleged that the client and a priest at a church in Islington had organised 100’s of these sham weddings. A number of “brides” were also arrested and charged. Clint was also charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition, witness intimidation and breaching a deportation order. The Crown eventually accepted a plea to the arrangement of 40 weddings and offered no evidence in relation to all the others counts. Client received a custodial sentence of 5 years.

The client who was a pharmacist was charged with harassment and sending malicious communication. I made written representations to the crown prosecution service that it was not in the public interest to prosecute a pharmacist of 15 years standing whose career maybe ended if she was convicted. The prosecution agreed to withdraw both the charges.

Two clients were charged with robbery of a mini cab driver. Both clients were found not guilty of robbery following a trial at Kingston Crown Court.

The client was found not guilty of dangerous driving after re-trial at Snaresbrook crown Court.

Client found not guilty of causing death by dangerous driving following trial at Blackfriars Crown Court.

The client was found not guilty of a total of 7 charges including assault occasioning actual bodily harm x 2 following a trial.

The client who was a stallholder was found not guilty of assaulting two customers.

The client was one of 4 defendants who were charged with being concerned in the importation of a very large quantity of class A and Class B drugs and firearms. The client pleaded guilty on a basis of plea, which was accepted by the prosecution.

The client was found not guilty of taking a prohibited article (SIM card) into prison.

Client found guilty of people smuggling after a lengthy trial at Kingston Crown Court. It was alleged that he and the co-defendants had smuggled a large number of people into the UK from Afghanistan.

The client was arrested for terrorism but released without charge after being questioned over 7 days at Paddington Green Police Station.

Another client was arrested for terrorism but released without charge after seven days of interviews at Paddington Green Police Station.

I acted as an agent for another firm of solicitors. The client was interviewed over 7 days in relation to a number of terrorism offences. The client was charged but was found not guilty following a lengthy trial.

The client was arrested for being concerned in the importation of a large amount of class A drugs. No further action taken against the client.

The client was arrested for GBH with intent following a fight during which another male was glassed in the eye. No further action taken against the client.

For Other Serious Offences requiring  a Criminal Defence Solicitor Call Max on +447770267894

 

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