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.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Quentin reduces confiscation order by over £1.5 Million

Quentin reduces confiscation order by over £1.5 Million

Friday, July 17, 2015

Having An Offensive Weapon In Public Place



The law governing possession of an offensive weapon is somewhat complex.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

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’.

Friday, June 26, 2015

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

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Quentin acts on behalf of Transport For London in successful prosecutions of unlicenced taxi drivers

Driving ban and fines for unlicenced taxi drivers as Quentin undertakes successful prosecutions for Transport for London

Monday, June 22, 2015

Changes to the Drink Driving Law

Recently the government has introduced new legislation that fundamentally changes the requirements under drink driving law.

Sunday, June 21, 2015

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.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

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.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Guilty plea vacation success

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

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

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.