Prosecution Offer No Evidence in Money Laundering Case after Successful Representations at Cambridge Crown Court


Arlene Mansoor, Partner, assisted by Toby Manhire, has successfully defended our client accused of money laundering. Our client was accused of having received property that represented the proceeds of crime, in the form of designer goods and large sums of money, seized during two separate raids at their home address. Our client denied the offences. […]

Successful Acquittal for client accused of importation of class A drugs after trial at Central Criminal Court


Arlene Mansoor, Partner, has successfully defended our client, an Instagram model & influencer, accused of drugs importation at Isleworth Crown Court. The matter was transferred to the Central Criminal Court sitting at the Nightingale Court at Aldersgate House. Our client was accused of having imported Class A drugs to their home in London from Los […]

Successful Acquittal in Drugs Supply Case at Winchester Crown Court


Arlene Mansoor was instructed to represent CC, charged with Possession with Intent to Supply Class A drugs in 2019. After a trial at Winchester Crown Court our client was acquitted of supply charges. Shearman Bowen prepared a robust defence on behalf of CC who had denied being involved in the supply of drugs. Rebecca Fairbairn […]

Significant Reduction in Confiscation Case & Novel Prosecution Undertaking


R v EM [2021] Southwark Crown Court Mark Bowen, Senior Partner, and Simon Kopik have secured a significant reduction in confiscation order sought against our client, EM. EM was being pursued by the Crown for an increase in the realisable amount that is payable under a confiscation order, pursuant to section 22 of the Proceeds of […]

Prosecution Offer No Evidence in s.18 GBH Conspiracy at Stafford Crown Court


Arlene Mansoor, Partner, was instructed to represent LJ who was a vulnerable defendant originally accused of conspiracy to murder. It was alleged that a male was purportedly subject to violence as part of a multi-handed conspiracy involving more than 9 defendants in 2020. Police and the Crown having investigated, and charged, the incident as a […]

Unanimous Acquittal for Former Gurkha in Death by Dangerous Driving Case at Maidstone Crown Court


Arlene Mansoor, Partner, secured a successful, and unanimous acquittal on behalf of our client at Maidstone Crown Court. Our 60 year old client, former serviceman of the Gurkha Rifles, was charged with Causing Death by Dangerous Driving and Causing Serious Injury by Dangerous Driving, with an alternative count of Causing Death by Careless Driving. Our […]

Bail Secured in Extradition Proceedings


Mark Bowen and Ruxandra Murariu-Boatca, have secured bail on behalf of our client following a contested bail hearing in extradition proceedings at  Westminster Magistrate’s Court. The firm was instructed by our client following his first appearance when bail had been refused. He had been arrested at Heathrow airport upon his return to the UK from abroad […]

Professional Client Acquitted at Southampton Crown Court


We were instructed by our professional client who had been charged with offences contrary to the Malicious Communications Act. Our client was acquitted following a jury trial at Southampton Crown Court. Ruxandra Murariu-Boatca was instructed to represent our client throughout the proceedings. The events which led to these allegations arose during family proceedings following the […]