CRIMINAL DEFENCE BARRISTER BLOG

Friday, August 30, 2019

Not guilty in careless driving allegation

Quentin Hunt is a criminal Barrister who is an expert in defending professional and high profile individuals in Road Traffic cases.

Friday, August 30, 2019

Planning Enforcement- vacation of guilty pleas and subsequent Not Guilty verdict

Quentin was approached to represent Mr AK and Mr AR, two relatives who owned a rental property in the Borough of Newham. At that stage the two gentlemen had already entered Guilty pleas to failure to comply with a planning enforcement notice contrary to s179 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Quentin secures acquittal for Accountant in Driving allegations

Quentin represented Miss ND, a chartered accountant who faced an allegation of Careless Driving and failure to stop at the scene of an accident.

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Success in reopening Newton Hearing and suspended sentence in Trading Standards Prosecution

Quentin was approached by Mr AS who was before the Harrow Crown Court for sentence in respect of a trading standards prosecution.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Quentin achieves caution for client in data protection breach following representations to the ICO

Quentin represented Miss DC, who was subject to an investigation by the Information Commissioner’s Office in respect of a breach of section 55 of the Data Protection Act 1988.

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Quentin secures acquittal for client in large scale ‘Boiler Room’ fraud case

Quentin represented MM, a professional man of previous good character, who was alleged to be at the centre of a large scale conspiracy to defraud relating to the operation of a ‘Boiler Room’ commodities selling operation in the heart of the City of London.

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Discharge for client in planning enforcement prosecution

Quentin was briefed to represent Mr HC, an individual who was accused of breaching a planning enforcement notice contrary to s179 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Quentin achieves huge reduction in Proceeds of Crime Act order

Quentin Hunt appeared before Southwark Crown Court representing a limited company in respect of Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (“POCA”) proceedings for breach of a planning enforcement notice under s179 of the Town and County Planning Act 1990.

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Success in Shotgun Licence revocation appeal

Quentin represented Mr TC, an ex-army officer whose shotgun and firearms licences were revoked by the Metropolitan Police following a series of incidents which gave them concern about the holder’s suitability to continue to hold a licence.

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Success in Special Reasons Appeal for Solicitor in Drink Driving case

Quentin was instructed to appeal a period of driving disqualification imposed upon Mr RK, a Partner at a firm of Solicitors who had been sentenced following a guilty plea to a charge of driving with excess alcohol.