Criminal Defence Blog


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.


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.


Court of Appeal victory sees reduction in Sentence in Dangerous Driving case


Court of Appeal victory sees reduction in Sentence in Dangerous Driving case

Mr TP pleaded guilty to an offence of Dangerous Driving contrary to section 2 of the Road Traffic Act 1988...


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...