Quentin Hunt acts in Uber Prosecution

Quentin Hunt acts in Uber Prosecution

Quentin Hunt acting on behalf of Transport For London has concluded the successful prosecution of the controversial App based Private Hire Vehicle Operator Uber for road traffic offences. Read further to find out more..

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Triple Success in Counterfeit case applications

Triple Success in Counterfeit case applications

Quentin recently appeared in the Birmingham Crown Court on behalf of RK, a man convicted of producing high quality forgeries of Bank of England £10 notes. Read further to find out more..

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Conspiracy to Counterfeit £10 Notes

Conspiracy to Counterfeit £10 Notes

Conspiracy to Counterfeit £10 Notes

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Success in Shotgun Licence Appeal

Success in Shotgun Licence Appeal

As a result of the strong arguments put forward by Quentin at an appeal hearing at Birmingham Crown Court the Police indicated that they were not going to resist the appeal. The appeal was therefore successful.

POSTED: Thursday, August 24, 2017

Categories:  CRIME,   SUCCESS STORIES
Quentin achieves variation in Serious Crime Prevention Order

Quentin achieves variation in Serious Crime Prevention Order

Persons who are the subject of a SCPO often find the terms of the order too onerous or they may wish to have the terms varied to enable them to fulfil a business or life ambition

POSTED: Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Categories:  CRIME,   SUCCESS STORIES
Unanimous acquittal in Fraud and Perverting the Course of Justice trial

Unanimous acquittal in Fraud and Perverting the Course of Justice trial

Quentin Hunt is an experienced jury advocate who specialises in effective cross examination of witnesses and the tactical deployment of defence evidence at trial.

POSTED: Monday, July 24, 2017

Categories:  CRIME,   FRAUD,   SUCCESS STORIES
Quentin sets legal precedent at the High Court in Planning Enforcement Guilty Plea hearing

Quentin sets legal precedent at the High Court in Planning Enforcement Guilty Plea hearing

Quentin analysed their case and discovered that there was a material problem with the procedure that had been followed at the guilty plea hearing in the Magistrates Court. As a result of Quentin’s representation the matter was therefore remitted to the City of Westminster Magistrates Court where the defendants indicated Not Guilty pleas and elected for the matter to be sent to the Southwark Crown Court for trial.

POSTED: Monday, July 10, 2017

Categories:  CRIME,   SUCCESS STORIES
Quentin achieves non custodial sentence in Dangerous Driving case

Quentin achieves non custodial sentence in Dangerous Driving case

DL had previously been advised that he could expect an immediate custodial sentence of around 15 months. DL and his family were delighted that he managed to avoid an immediate custodial sentence.

POSTED: Monday, July 3, 2017

Categories:  CRIME,   SUCCESS STORIES
Quentin secures dramatic reduction in Proceeds of Crime Act Confiscation Order

Quentin secures dramatic reduction in Proceeds of Crime Act Confiscation Order

Quentin Hunt uses his many years of experience in dealing with complicated confiscation proceedings to save his client over saving of over £750,000

POSTED: Thursday, March 23, 2017

Categories:  CRIME,   SUCCESS STORIES
Quentin Hunt gains acquittal in Drink driving appeal

Quentin Hunt gains acquittal in Drink driving appeal

Quentin was able to make legal submissions at the end of presentation of prosecution evidence that the case should not be allowed to continue

POSTED: Monday, March 13, 2017

Categories:  ROAD / TRAFFIC,   SUCCESS STORIES
Success in Appeal Against Conviction in GBH case

Success in Appeal Against Conviction in GBH case

Quentin specialises in the analysis of criminal cases following conviction and the lodging of persuasive and effective grounds of appeal.

POSTED: Monday, March 13, 2017

Categories:  CRIME,   SUCCESS STORIES
Quentin gains success for client in Nightclub assault case

Quentin gains success for client in Nightclub assault case

Quentin represented AC, a student at Newcastle University who was accused of two counts of assault. Following under 10 minutes of deliberation the Court returned a Not Guilty verdict, AC was acquitted and was awarded costs

POSTED: Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Categories:  CRIME,   SUCCESS STORIES
Air rage client avoids immediate custodial sentence

Air rage client avoids immediate custodial sentence

air rage incident on a Flybe flight from Amsterdam to Manchester in 2016. As a result of Quentin’s submissions LW escaped an immediate custodial sentence.

POSTED: Thursday, February 2, 2017

Categories:  CRIME,   SUCCESS STORIES
Quentin secures licence of professional driver

Quentin secures licence of professional driver

Quentin ensured GS was reinstated at her place of work with no points on her driving licence. The Court also awarded costs in GS’s favour.

POSTED: Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Categories:  CRIME,   SUCCESS STORIES
Motor trader keeps his driving licence after successful appeal

Motor trader keeps his driving licence after successful appeal

Quentin represented Mr RC, a successful trader of prestige and high performance cars in respect of an appeal against a conviction for failure to provide driver’s details contrary to s172 of the Road Traffic Act 1988.

POSTED: Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Categories:  CRIME,   SUCCESS STORIES
Quentin secures Not Guilty verdict in ‘overwhelming’ stalking case

Quentin secures Not Guilty verdict in ‘overwhelming’ stalking case

Quentin secures Not Guilty verdict in ‘overwhelming’ stalking case

POSTED: Monday, December 5, 2016

Categories:  CRIME,   SUCCESS STORIES
Guilty verdict in successful Private Prosecution

Guilty verdict in successful Private Prosecution

Due to instructing Quentin Hunt and instituting a private prosecution Mr B secured justice in respect of an important breach of his privacy and the compromise of his divorce proceedings.

POSTED: Thursday, August 11, 2016

Categories:  CRIME,   SUCCESS STORIES
No Further Action taken in Voyeurism case

No Further Action taken in Voyeurism case

Following a lengthy investigation, the police made a decision to take No Further Action against WS. This meant that he was released from bail and would face no charges and would have no criminal record, caution or adverse record against his name.

POSTED: Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Categories:  CRIME,   SUCCESS STORIES
Quentin Hunt secures annulment of guilty pleas on the basis of procedural error

Quentin Hunt secures annulment of guilty pleas on the basis of procedural error

Two defendants contacted Mr Hunt following committal for sentence to the Crown Court from the Magistrates. They were unhappy in respect of their previous solicitors and advice that led to guilty pleas being entered on their behalf.

POSTED: Friday, July 15, 2016

Categories:  SUCCESS STORIES
Dangerous police chase defendant avoids prison

Dangerous police chase defendant avoids prison

FR was charged with Dangerous Driving and had pleaded guilty in the Magistrates Court, the case was transferred to the Crown Court for sentencing.

POSTED: Friday, April 8, 2016

Categories:  CRIME,   ROAD / TRAFFIC,   SUCCESS STORIES
Woman escapes with community service in 'Grand Theft Auto' case

Woman escapes with community service in 'Grand Theft Auto' case

Quentin Hunt represented Miss SG who was charged with a multitude of Road Traffic offences following incidents in April 2015.

POSTED: Monday, February 15, 2016

Categories:  ROAD / TRAFFIC,   SUCCESS STORIES
Not Guilty verdict in Assault allegation

Not Guilty verdict in Assault allegation

The allegation centred on a dispute over the pay of the alleged victim’s daughter who was a previous employee of VW.

POSTED: Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Categories:  CRIME,   SUCCESS STORIES
Not Guilty Verdict in Conspiracy to Handle Stolen Goods

Not Guilty Verdict in Conspiracy to Handle Stolen Goods

CB could not afford to have a criminal conviction against his name as it would have meant that he would have been unable to work in his industry again.

POSTED: Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Categories:  CRIME,   SUCCESS STORIES
Acquittal in Nightclub stabbing case

Acquittal in Nightclub stabbing case

Quentin secures acquittal in Nightclub stabbing case

POSTED: Monday, December 21, 2015

Categories:  CRIME,   SUCCESS STORIES
Quentin secures musician Not Guilty verdict in Harassment allegation

Quentin secures musician Not Guilty verdict in Harassment allegation

Quentin was able to conduct extensive negotiations with the Prosecution in order to make representations that the trial should be discontinued

POSTED: Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Categories:  CRIME,   SUCCESS STORIES
Quentin secures acquittal in kidnap case and secures wasted costs against the CPS

Quentin secures acquittal in kidnap case and secures wasted costs against the CPS

Quentin represented Mr BG before Kingston Crown Court

POSTED: Thursday, September 24, 2015

Categories:  CRIME,   SUCCESS STORIES
Quentin reduces confiscation order by over £1.5 Million

Quentin reduces confiscation order by over £1.5 Million

Quentin reduces confiscation order by over £1.5 Million

POSTED: Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Categories:  FRAUD,   SUCCESS STORIES,   PRESS
Not guilty verdict in harassment case

Not guilty verdict in harassment case

A Not Guilty verdict was essential to TL as she works within the legal industry and could not have a conviction recorded against her name. She described the result as ‘Amazing… fantastic’.

POSTED: Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Categories:  CRIME,   SUCCESS STORIES
Not guilty verdict in knifing case

Not guilty verdict in knifing case

Quentin represented a Miss SM who was accused of cutting her partner’s neck with a kitchen knife during a domestic incident in Chichester

POSTED: Friday, June 26, 2015

Categories:  CRIME,   SUCCESS STORIES
Quentin ensures acquittal in offensive weapon trial

Quentin ensures acquittal in offensive weapon trial

Quentin represented Miss RM, a commodities trader who stood accused of possession of an offensive weapon and two counts of assault. RM attended a meeting of Haringey Justice for Palestinians where a protest took place.

POSTED: Sunday, June 21, 2015

Categories:  CRIME,   SUCCESS STORIES
Driving case victory

Driving case victory

Quentin represented Mr FS, a man of good character who was charged with careless driving. He was accused of striking a man with his car on a pavement in Soho on a Saturday night.

POSTED: Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Categories:  ROAD / TRAFFIC,   SUCCESS STORIES
Guilty plea vacation success

Guilty plea vacation success

Quentin represented AB before the Snaresbrook Crown Court in respect of an application to vacate a guilty plea.

POSTED: Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Categories:  SUCCESS STORIES
Quentin Hunt in successful discontinuance of serious fraud case

Quentin Hunt in successful discontinuance of serious fraud case

Quentin represented Mr AH, an accountant who was facing trial at the Warwick Crown Court accused of various counts of conspiracy to defraud.

POSTED: Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Categories:  FRAUD,   SUCCESS STORIES
Sentencing success in Dangerous Driving case

Sentencing success in Dangerous Driving case

Quentin represented KS who pleaded guilty to a count of Dangerous Driving. Mr S was driving his sports car at speed on a singe carriageway A road in Hertfordshire when he overtook a car on a blind corner on a stretch of road with double white lines. Read further to find out more..

POSTED: Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Categories:  ROAD / TRAFFIC,   SUCCESS STORIES
Not Guilty Verdicts in Large Scale Investment Fraud case

Not Guilty Verdicts in Large Scale Investment Fraud case

Quentin appeared at Chelmsford Crown Court on behalf of KA a company director who was due to stand trial on an indictment containing five counts of Fraud. The case revolved around the trade in financial instruments and Commercial Mortgage Obligations to the value of over €57,000,000 in Northern Europe and South America. Read further to find out more..

POSTED: Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Categories:  FRAUD,   SUCCESS STORIES
Triple Success in Counterfeit case applications

Triple Success in Counterfeit case applications

Quentin recently appeared in the Birmingham Crown Court on behalf of RK, a man convicted of producing high quality forgeries of Bank of England £10 notes. Read further to find out more..

POSTED: Friday, January 30, 2015

Categories:  SUCCESS STORIES,   PRESS
Quentin Hunt acts in Uber Prosecution

Quentin Hunt acts in Uber Prosecution

Quentin Hunt acting on behalf of Transport For London has concluded the successful prosecution of the controversial App based Private Hire Vehicle Operator Uber for road traffic offences. Read further to find out more..

POSTED: Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Categories:  HEALTH / SAFETY,   SUCCESS STORIES,   PRESS
Fraud Trial Success

Fraud Trial Success

Quentin appeared at Isleworth Crown Court on behalf of SP, a University student accused of perpetuating a large scale eBay Fraud involving the cloning of credit cards and the misuse of Transport For London Oyster Cards. Following the close of the prosecution case Quentin argued that the case on the first and most serious count on the indictment should be withdrawn from the jury. The judge agreed and the count was withdrawn from the jury and a Not Guilty verdict was entered on her behalf.

POSTED: Monday, December 1, 2014

Categories:  FRAUD,   SUCCESS STORIES
Health and Safety Sentencing Success

Health and Safety Sentencing Success

Quentin appeared on behalf of FA who had been the Principal Contractor on a large scale commercial building project in South East London. Following the collapse of a structure at the site a 92 year old woman suffered near fatal injuries. The defendant pleaded guilty to an offence under regulation 28(2) of the Construction (Design and Management ) Regulations 2007.

POSTED: Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Categories:  HEALTH / SAFETY,   SUCCESS STORIES
Court of Appeal Victory

Court of Appeal Victory

Quentin appeared in the Court of Appeal Criminal Division, instructed by Stokoe Partnership Solicitors on behalf of FI who had been convicted of a s47 ABH offence. Quentin successfully submitted that the judge had misapplied the relevant sentencing guidelines and the sentence was reduced in length by six months.

POSTED: Thursday, November 20, 2014

Categories:  SUCCESS STORIES
An Example of a Typical Driving Case Study

An Example of a Typical Driving Case Study

Mr N was arrested on a Friday evening just outside Manchester. Two police officers on foot stopped him in his work van in a car park outside a fish and chip shop; the police had received a tip off. He was taken to the police station where he was subject to the breath test procedure and was found to be considerably over the drink drive limit. He was arrested and charged with drink driving. Mr N travelled all over the UK with his work and needed his licence for his work; he knew that if he lost his licence he would lose his job and his livelihood. Read further to find out more..

POSTED: Friday, November 7, 2014

Categories:  ROAD / TRAFFIC,   SUCCESS STORIES
Success in Work at Height Regulations trial

Success in Work at Height Regulations trial

Quentin acted in the case of the Health and Safety Executive v Mark Hayes, a trial at Southwark Crown Court. The case centred around an allegation of a breach of the defendant's duties under Regulation 4 of the Work At Height Regulations 2005 in respect of scaffolding works. Read further to find out more..

POSTED: Thursday, September 4, 2014

Categories:  HEALTH / SAFETY,   SUCCESS STORIES
Housing Fraud acquittal

Housing Fraud acquittal

G O-M was a lady with no previous convictions accused of a fraud carried out upon the London Borough of Southwark. Mr Hunt's client had maintained her innocence throughout. The matter related to a large investigation into housing fraud where an employee of Southwark Council had already pleaded guilty to various offences. Read more..

POSTED: Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Categories:  FRAUD,   SUCCESS STORIES