Criminal Defence Blog


Driver escapes custody in M4 attack on motorcyclist


Driver escapes custody in M4 attack on motorcyclist

Public access Barrister Quentin Hunt helps a defendant avoid custody in a serious road traffic case relating to a motorcyclist being rammed off his bike on the M4 motorway.


Quentin represents Premier League footballer Christian Benteke on Direct Access basis


Quentin represents Premier League footballer Christian Benteke on Direct Access basis

When Premier League footballer Christian Benteke found himself in need of specialist legal representation in respect of a number of driving matters he chose to instruct Quentin Hunt on a direct public access basis.


Quentin represents “Britain’s most wanted drug baron”


Quentin represents “Britain’s most wanted drug baron”

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


Quentin acts in successful prosecution resulting in £1M fine


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.


High profile fraud case at Birmingham Crown Court


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


Triple Success in Counterfeit case applications


Triple Success in Counterfeit case applications

Quentin recently appeared in the Birmingham Crown Court on behalf of RK, a man convicted of producing high quality forgeries of Bank of England £10 notes. Read further to find out more..


Quentin Hunt acts in Uber Prosecution


Quentin Hunt acts in Uber Prosecution

Quentin Hunt acting on behalf of Transport For London has concluded the successful prosecution of the controversial App based Private Hire Vehicle Operator Uber for road traffic offences. Read further to find out more..


Guilty plea vacation and success at subsequent trial


Guilty plea vacation and success at subsequent trial

Guilty plea vacation and success at subsequent trial


Sex Case Acquittals


Sex Case Acquittals

Quentin represented a defendant in a large scale police investigation into sex offences including rape and human trafficking


Defence Case of Nursery Worker


Defence Case of Nursery Worker

Quentin acted on behalf of of KJ a nursery worker accused of being responsible for the death of a child in her care; the case formed the basis of the Channel 4 Dispatches Documentary ‘How Safe is Your Child’s Nursery’. Read further to find out more..


Fraud Defence Case of Former Bank Manager


Fraud Defence Case of Former Bank Manager

DC who worked as a financial planning manager for HSBC was prosecuted for opening series of fraudulent mortgages, personal loans and secondary bank accounts. The case was covered by the Daily Mail. Read further to find out more..


Quentin successfully acted on behalf of the Health and Safety Executive


Quentin successfully acted on behalf of the Health and Safety Executive

Quentin successfully acted on behalf of the Health and Safety Executive in a case involving the death of a factory worker AM at a Lift Manufacturing company in Hampshire.


Premier league and International footballer Driving Ban Case


Premier league and International footballer Driving Ban Case

Frank Lampard was originally banned for 90 days for speeding on the A3 in Surrey after he drove at more than 90mph on the A3 in Surrey. Quentin Hunt has represented England and Chelsea footballer Frank Lampard on his speeding offence. Read further to find out more..


Defence Case of Former Playboy Model


Defence Case of Former Playboy Model

Louise Glover who is a former Playboy Model of the Year has been accused of assaulting Maxine Hardcastle (the daughter of 1980s musician Paul Hardcastle) in a nightclub toilet cubicle in a jealous row over her husband. Quentin Hunt pursued the defence case on behalf of Glover and the case was covered by the Telegraph. Read further to find out more..


'Britain's Largest Pharmaceutical Fraud' case


'Britain's Largest Pharmaceutical Fraud' case

Quentin appeared for the defence in R v KM and others, a multi million pound counterfeit pharmaceutical conspiracy described by The Times as 'Britain's largest pharmaceutical fraud.' He successfully acted for Mr KM, a company director who was not convicted of the conspiracy, others including a defendant known as the 'King of Viagra' were convicted and imprisoned. Read more..


Famous Fraudster's Case


Famous Fraudster's Case

Quentin represented CJ on his fraud case accused of money laundering more than £6m through a complex tax fraud involving the apparent importation and exportation of mobile telephones between several EU states. The case was covered by BBC news and other national newspapers. Read further to find out more..


Quentin acted on behalf of Sean Lynch


Quentin acted on behalf of Sean Lynch

Quentin acted on behalf of Sean Lynch in respect of his confiscation proceedings, leading a junior Barrister Quentin was able to get the confiscation order lowered by many hundreds of thousands of pounds. Read further to find out more..