CRIMINAL DEFENCE BARRISTER BLOG

Monday, December 21, 2015

Acquittal in Nightclub stabbing case

Quentin secures acquittal in Nightclub stabbing case

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

How couples can protect their assets in confiscation proceedings

How can couples protect their assets in confiscation proceedings, how can a partner protect their interests in confiscation proceedings and when should a partner assert interest in Confiscation proceedings? Confiscation or enforcement?

Monday, November 23, 2015

High profile fraud case at Birmingham Crown Court

Quentin was instructed to appear at a sentencing hearing to represent an accountant at Birmingham Crown Court

Friday, November 20, 2015

How to avoid a prison sentence

This article explores the sentencing regime and the ways in which the risk of immediate custody can be reduced therefore answering the question of ‘How can I avoid a custodial sentence?’

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

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

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

Personal liability of directors for criminal offences

This article will explore the general principles of personal liability of directors for criminal offences and examine what I have found to be the most common examples of such liability coming before the criminal courts

Thursday, September 24, 2015

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

Quentin represented Mr BG before Kingston Crown Court

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Social Media Crime - prosecutions for use

There is an increasing trend towards prosecuting individuals for their online activity from Internet ‘trolls’ to the increasing reports of ‘revenge porn’

Monday, September 21, 2015

Direct Access Litigation Qualified Barrister

Although there are many direct access qualified barristers only a very small minority of those at the Bar are qualified to conduct litigation. This can have an enormous effect upon the conduct of your case.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

New health and safety rules for the self-employed

Quentin Hunt, barrister at 2 Bedford Row and a member of the Attorney General's 'A List' of approved advocates for health and safety and regulatory work, explains what changes will mean in practice.