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 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 […]

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 […]