Posts by Henry East

Acquittal – Terrorist Profiling

Mel Kelemework achieves an acquittal for our client, a highly respected figure in both the public and private sector, alleged to racially abuse individuals through terrorism profiling. This was a high stakes case in which any conviction would have impacted upon our client’s career and led to an enhanced security status. Colin Witcher of Counsel…

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Acquittal

Our Claire Anderson successfully persuades the CPS to drop charges of a serious assault allegation against our professional client. Convictions would have seriously impacted his career. Our client is delighted and extremely relieved.

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Case Dismissed: CPS Reps

Claire Anderson successfully persuades the CPS to drop a charge against our client, relating to serious knife crime. Our client was a vulnerable adult with mental health issues and Claire prepared extensive representations supported by medical evidence, which were eventually accepted by the Crown. Needless to say, her client and his family are both delighted…

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Cash Seized Returned

Robert Borwick Solicitor

Robert Borwick secures the return of almost £150,000 of our clients money that was seized by the NCA.  As a result of  proactive engagement and written submissions to the NCA, the money that was seized and detained last year was returned in full. At an earlier stage, Robert Borwick also represented an individual arrested on…

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Suspended Sentence

Mel Kelemework and our instructed Advocate, Shaheen Rahman, achieve a suspended sentence for our client charged with attempting to export 50 Kilos of Cannabis at Southwark Crown Court.

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Exonerated: Iraq Fatality Investigation

Robert Borwick, Partner at ABV Solicitors and Tom Blackburn represented one of the soldiers exonerated in the Iraq Fatality Investigation following a ruling given by Baroness Hallett. The Iraq Fatality Investigation was headed up by Sir George Newman where a Major in the British Army and two soldiers were subject matters of this investigation. The…

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Acquittal

Robert Borwick, Partner at ABV, successfully defends a Company Director facing a single allegation of rape.  In one of the few effective trials post lockdown, our client was unanimously acquitted by a the jury at Stafford Crown Court.  Jane Bickerstaff QC from 9 Bedford Row represented our client at trial.

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No Further Action

Claire Anderson successfully achieves no further action for our client, a medical student, following submissions to the CPS, who was facing allegations of sexual assault.

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Essex Lorry Deaths

Claire Anderson of ABV Solicitors instructed by Eamonn Harrison, charged in connection with the Vietnamese immigrant container death case. Further information: BBC News  

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No Further Action – Fraud

No Further Action taken against our client facing a £140,000 benefit fraud allegation who was alleged to have assisted others in obtaining benefits. Successful outcome achieved by our Ashwinder Gill.

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