Successful application to dismiss case on behalf of client at Basildon Crown Court


Shearman Bowen made a successful application to dismiss on behalf of our client at Basildon Crown Court in front of Resident Judge, HHJ Leigh. Our client was accused of making a false statement to procure the burning of human remains, contrary to section 8 of the Cremation Act 1902. It was alleged that our client […]

Chambers and Partners rankings 2022: The firm and our lawyers ranked highly again in this year’s list


Shearman Bowen and its lawyers have been highly ranked again in this year’s edition of chambers and partners. The firm has been highly ranked in three categories: financial crime – individuals, general crime and POCA and asset forfeiture. Senior partner Mark Bowen received the following comments: Mark has a stellar reputation within the industry and […]

Client acquitted in Twitter stalking case at Chelmsford Crown Court


We acted for a medical executive who had been accused of stalking with intent her former partner through Twitter at Chelmsford Crown Court. Our client and the complainant, a prominent anti-brexiteer, were in a relationship which then broke down. It was alleged  by the complainant that following the break up our client had continually harassed […]

Shearman Bowen ranked highly in recent Legal500 rankings


The quality of the firm’s work and staff has been recognised once more in the recently published legal 500 rankings. The firm has been highly ranked in the areas of white collar fraud (advice to individuals) and general crime. Senior partner Mark Bowen has been named as a leading individual in the defence of those […]

Shearman Bowen instructed to act in Witshire PCC election investigation by Thames Valley Police


The firm has been instructed to act on behalf of our client who is being investigated by Thames Valley Police for electoral fraud at the May local election for the post of Police and Crime Commissioner in Wiltshire. Senior Partner Mark Bowen has been instructed on behalf of our client who denies any allegation of […]

Vivien Cochrane joins the team at Shearman Bowen


Shearman Bowen are pleased to announce that Vivien Cochrane has rejoined the firm as Partner. Vivien will join our expanding serious and business crime departments. She brings great experience and knowledge from her time working at Kingsley Napley and will allow the firm to further enhance the service it offers its clients. Vivien has particular experience […]

Senior Associate Arlene Mansoor promoted to Partner


Shearman Bowen are pleased to announce that Senior Associate Arlene Mansoor has now been promoted to Partner. The promotion recognizes the contribution that Arlene has made to the firm since she joined us in 2012 and follows a number of recent major successes in a variety of cases. Arlene will now assist Founding Partner, Mark […]

Pre-charge representations successful on behalf of medical professional client


Shearman Bowen acted for a medical professional who had been charged with harassing a former partner contrary to the Protection of Harassment act 1997 . The firm was instructed after proceedings had commenced and we were tasked to consider if there was any basis to request the Crown Prosecution Service to reconsider their decision to […]