CRIMINAL DEFENCE BARRISTER BLOG

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Quentin represents “Britain’s most wanted drug baron”

Quentin was chosen to represent one of Britain’s most high profile drug smugglers.

Monday, December 05, 2016

Quentin secures Not Guilty verdict in ‘overwhelming’ stalking case

Quentin secures Not Guilty verdict in ‘overwhelming’ stalking case

Thursday, August 11, 2016

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.

Thursday, August 04, 2016

When do the lifestyle provisions apply in confiscation cases?

The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 has been increasingly used to penalise defendants in all manner of cases in which many people would be surprised to find that POCA orders can be made

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

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.

Friday, July 15, 2016

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.

Friday, July 15, 2016

Quentin acts in successful prosecution resulting in £1M fine

Following successful prosecution, the company was fined £1,000,000.00 and ordered to pay the costs of the Health and Safety Executive.

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Quentin Represents ringleader of large scale bank fraud conspiracy

Quentin represented AM, the “kingpin” leader of an organised criminal group who were responsible for a multi million-pound fraud involving compromising bank accounts of members of the public

Thursday, June 30, 2016

A guide to the law on Rape

This article examines the elements of the offence of Rape, possible rape defences and the current state of the law; it cannot hope to be definitive but should serve as a good layman’s guide to the law.

Monday, June 27, 2016

Sexual Assault

This article will consider the legal definition of sexual assault, what must be proven for there to be a conviction, and what you should do if you have been accused of sexual assault.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Quentin Hunt invited to speak at prestigious Social Media Conference

Quentin has been asked to speak on the topic of 'Criminal Law as it relates to Social Media' at the prestigious Legal Aspects of Social Media 2016 Conference hosted by Central Law Training and held at the DeVere London Bars

Monday, April 11, 2016

Taking children out of school during term time? A Criminal Barrister's view.

The question of the legality of taking children out of school without permission has been a hot topic in the news and on the internet recently. As a result, I have been both amused and dismayed to see quite a lot of misinformation and dubious ‘facts’ being portrayed as the state of the law.

Friday, April 08, 2016

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.

Monday, March 21, 2016

Harassment of tenants by landlords or their agents - Protection from Eviction Act 1977

In this article we will look at the offence of unlawful harassment set out in section 1 of the Protection from Eviction Act 1977.

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Unlawful Eviction

This article will consider the offence of unlawful eviction set out in section 1 of the Protection From Eviction Act 1977.

Monday, February 15, 2016

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.

Monday, January 18, 2016

The Real Cost of Legal Aid

Should you find yourself facing a criminal matter it is vital that you obtain legal representation as soon as possible. Quentin answers many questions about Legal Aid for when a person is charged with a criminal offence.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

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.

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

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.