Criminal Defence Blog


Defences to Possession of Drugs offences


Defences to Possession of Drugs offences

Leading Barrister Quentin Hunt explores defences available to charges of possession of controlled drugs and possession with intent to supply.


Possession of Controlled Drugs- the Law


Possession of Controlled Drugs- the Law

Leading Criminal Barrister Quentin Hunt examines the law surrounding the possession of controlled drugs.


Charges relating to Indecent and/or Extreme Images- Defences


Charges relating to Indecent and/or Extreme Images- Defences

Leading Criminal Defence Barrister Quentin Hunt examines the available defences to charges relating to extreme and indecent images.


Indecent and Extreme Images- The Law


Indecent and Extreme Images- The Law

Leading Criminal Defence Barrister Quentin Hunt examines the law relating to extreme and indecent images.


"Leading Lawyer" Quentin Hunt features in Mail on Sunday article


"Leading Lawyer" Quentin Hunt features in Mail on Sunday article

Quentin Hunt features in the Mail on Sunday, giving expert legal opinion.


Off duty police officer receives not guilty verdict in assault trial


Off duty police officer receives not guilty verdict in assault trial

Quentin achieves not guilty verdict for client in Southampton Crown Court.


Quentin achieves discontinuance of prosecution in Malicious Communications case


Quentin achieves discontinuance of prosecution in Malicious Communications case

Quentin assists client by way of successful pre-court representations to CPS over offensive communications case.


Client avoids jail in Death by Dangerous Driving case


Client avoids jail in Death by Dangerous Driving case

Quentin Hunt acts in Death by Dangerous Driving case before Swansea Crown Court.


How to stop noisy neighbours- section 82 Environmental Protection Act 1990


How to stop noisy neighbours- section 82 Environmental Protection Act 1990

Leading Criminal Barrister Quentin Hunt explains how to obtain section 82 Environmental Protection Act court orders against noisy or nuisance neighbours.


Quentin achieves acquittal for Dentist in Stalking case.


Quentin achieves acquittal for Dentist in Stalking case.

Mr ZS was accused of stalking, contrary to section 2A of the Protection from Harassment Act 1997. Quentin achieves acquittal for client.


Planning Enforcement prosecution stayed as an abuse of process by Crown Court, full defence costs awarded.


 Planning Enforcement prosecution stayed as an abuse of process by Crown Court, full defence costs awarded.

Mr AE was prosecuted by Ealing Borough Council for breach of a planning enforcement notice under section 172 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1997. He instructed Quentin Hunt, a specialist Planning Enforcement Barrister, to represent his interests...


Quentin achieves over £300,000 reduction in Proceeds of Crime Act order


Quentin achieves over £300,000 reduction in Proceeds of Crime Act order

Quentin was instructed to act on a Direct Public Access basis by Mr AS who had been convicted of drug dealing offences....


Quentin Hunt ensures that HSBC and authorities unfreeze Bank account on behalf of Jewellers


Quentin Hunt ensures that HSBC and authorities unfreeze Bank account on behalf of Jewellers

BBW Ltd are Jewellers who operate a large-scale business purchasing and selling high value wrist watches. Without warning or notice, they were informed that their bank had frozen their business account.


Quentin secures Police investigation for client in Victim’s Right to Review success


Quentin secures Police investigation for client in Victim’s Right to Review success

Quentin drafted and submitted a detailed application on behalf of Mr PL under the ‘Victim’s Right to Review’ scheme...


Quentin achieves non-custodial sentence in perverting the Course of Justice case.


Quentin achieves non-custodial sentence in perverting the Course of Justice case.

Quentin Hunt was instructed on a direct public access basis to act on behalf of Mr LK, who was before the Lincoln Crown Court accused of an offence of Perverting the Course of Justice.


Quentin Hunt discharges Account Freezing Order


Quentin Hunt discharges Account Freezing Order

Quentin Hunt, achieves the timely discharge of a Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 account freezing order put in place by the MHRA over a Company's bank account.


Success in resisting Proceeds of Crime Act Account Freezing Order


Success in resisting Proceeds of Crime Act Account Freezing Order

Quentin Successfully resists Account Freezing Order application by West Midlands Police on behalf of High Net Worth foreign nationals.