Criminal Defence Blog


Quentin achieves Not Guilty verdict for City worker in Insurance Fraud case.


Quentin achieves Not Guilty verdict for City worker in Insurance Fraud case.

Quentin Hunt, barrister at law achieves success in Fraud Act 2006 prosecution.


Prosecution offer no evidence against client following representations at the Crown Court.


Prosecution offer no evidence against client following representations at the Crown Court.

Quentin achieves Not Guilty result in case involving failure to comply with notification requirements under s9 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003


Quentin persuades Police and CPS to take no action in Harassment case.


Quentin persuades Police and CPS to take no action in Harassment case.

Quentin persuades Police and CPS to take no action in Harassment case.


Quentin wins Stalking Protection Order case against Metropolitan Police


Quentin wins Stalking Protection Order case against Metropolitan Police

Quentin wins Stalking Protection Order case against Metropolitan Police under the Stalking Protection Act 2019


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.


Not guilty verdict in London Underground Sexual Assault allegations.


Not guilty verdict in London Underground Sexual Assault allegations.

A sexual assault allegation can have wide ranging ramifications with a maximum sentence of 10 years’ imprisonment and mandatory registration on the sex offenders register. With this in mind anyone who finds themselves accused of a sexual offence may wish to secure the best representation possible.


Quentin achieves £144,000 saving for client in Planning Enforcement Proceeds of Crime Act case.


Quentin achieves £144,000 saving for client in Planning Enforcement Proceeds of Crime Act case.

If you have a Planning Enforcement or Proceeds of Crime Act case then you need robust and experienced representation to secure you the best result possible. Quentin Hunt is an expert Barrister specialising in these areas, you may contact Quentin for a free, no obligation conversation about your case.


Fraudster escapes prison after skilfully negotiated plea deal.


Fraudster escapes prison after skilfully negotiated plea deal.

Quentin represented Mr LB, an individual accused of fraud as a director of a green energy company installing solar panels. Mr L was accused of a total of 8 offences relating to financial irregularities within the company and the fraudulent installation of solar panels for the purposes of receiving rebates from the government in respect of the ‘feed in tariff’ system. These included counts under the Fraud Act 2006 alleging fraud by false representation.


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.


Not Guilty verdict in Public Order Act trial.


Not Guilty verdict in Public Order Act trial.

At the conclusion of proceedings the Court agreed with Quentin’s submissions and returned a Not Guilty verdict and an award for costs in his favour. MM was able to return to his life and employment without any criminal record or stain upon his character. If you find yourself accused of a criminal offence and it is vital that you maintain ‘good character’ for your employment, you will need a determined, diligent and hard working lawyer. Quentin Hunt has a reputation as a tenacious Barrister with uncompromising standards who will fight every inch of the way for his clients. If you wish to contact Quentin about an ongoing or potential matter you may do so for a no obligation conversation about your case.


Quentin saves client £30,000 in landmark Court of Appeal victory.


Quentin saves client £30,000 in landmark Court of Appeal victory.

Quentin appeared on behalf of Mr FO in the Court of Appeal in respect of a sentence of £90,000 imposed upon a client for breach of 3 planning enforcement notices contrary to s179 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990. Upon appearance at the Court of Appeal Quentin was successful and the Court granted the appeal and reduced the financial penalty to £60,000, a saving to the client of £30,000.


Motor trader keeps his driving licence after successful appeal


Motor trader keeps his driving licence after successful appeal

Quentin represented Mr RC, a successful trader of prestige and high performance cars in respect of an appeal against a conviction for failure to provide driver’s details contrary to s172 of the Road Traffic Act 1988.


Not guilty in careless driving allegation


Not guilty in careless driving allegation

Quentin Hunt is a criminal Barrister who is an expert in defending professional and high profile individuals in Road Traffic cases.


Planning Enforcement- vacation of guilty pleas and subsequent Not Guilty verdict


Planning Enforcement- vacation of guilty pleas and subsequent Not Guilty verdict

Quentin was approached to represent Mr AK and Mr AR, two relatives who owned a rental property in the Borough of Newham. At that stage the two gentlemen had already entered Guilty pleas to failure to comply with a planning enforcement notice contrary to s179 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.


Quentin secures acquittal for Accountant in Driving allegations


Quentin secures acquittal for Accountant in Driving allegations

Quentin represented Miss ND, a chartered accountant who faced an allegation of Careless Driving and failure to stop at the scene of an accident.


Success in reopening Newton Hearing and suspended sentence in Trading Standards Prosecution


Success in reopening Newton Hearing and suspended sentence in Trading Standards Prosecution

Quentin was approached by Mr AS who was before the Harrow Crown Court for sentence in respect of a trading standards prosecution.


Quentin achieves caution for client in data protection breach following representations to the ICO


Quentin achieves caution for client in data protection breach following representations to the ICO

Quentin represented Miss DC, who was subject to an investigation by the Information Commissioner’s Office in respect of a breach of section 55 of the Data Protection Act 1988.


Quentin secures acquittal for client in large scale ‘Boiler Room’ fraud case


Quentin secures acquittal for client in large scale ‘Boiler Room’ fraud case

Quentin represented MM, a professional man of previous good character, who was alleged to be at the centre of a large scale conspiracy to defraud relating to the operation of a ‘Boiler Room’ commodities selling operation in the heart of the City of London.