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Partner Zaki Hashmi represented a young student midwife facing disbarment by the Disclosure and Barring Service, following an incident at a care home where she worked. Zaki made written representations; the DBS decided not to add her to the “barred list”. She can now continue her degree course and work as a midwife on graduation


Partner Rishi Verma, instructing Neil Griffin of Foundry Chambers, successfully keeps our client out of prison facing serious GBH, charged with extreme body modification acts for a pay-per-view website. The remaining Defendants were sent to prison. Read here.

Pre-Charge: Case Dropped

Our Iram Iqbal and instructed counsel Eleanor Laws KC, persuade the police to drop a case against our client, a youth facing serious charges of rape. We proactively engaged in the Pre-Charge Engagement process leading to the police closing the investigation and our client avoiding the matter proceeding to Court.

£50M DUBAI – Money Laundering

Akhtar Ahmad and Hanisha Godhania secure not guilty verdicts for our client, initially charged with money laundering amounting to £50 million. One of seven defendants charged and only our client was acquitted. Proceeds were alleged to be transferred from the UK via companies to Dubai. Alastair Smith of 2 Bedford Row instructed as counsel.


Our Director Robert Borwick represented an International Student facing an allegation of possession of a bladed article. As a result of the advice provided at the police station and following a review of the prosecution evidence, written representations were made to the Crown Prosecution Service which led them to discontinue the proceedings against our client.


Partner Hanisha Godhania and Mel Kelemework represented a mother in relation to the alleged murder of her two-month-old child. Through expert evidence and detailed representations, they were able to persuade the prosecution to accept a guilty plea to the lesser offence of manslaughter which resulted in her being released from custody on the day of […]

No Further Action

Our Claire Anderson successfully persuades the police to drop an allegation of Covid loan fraud in respect of a young professional woman whose career would have been seriously jeopardised if charged. The police accepted representations that a prosecution was simply not in the public interest much to the relief of her client who is now […]


Our Sophie Bell secures a not guilty outcome for our client, a long serving senior crew member, who faced serious charges relating to sexual offences.


Damini Chavda secures a not guilty verdict for our client, charged with rape. Case heard before Guildford Crown Court. Sensitive case as the offence was alleged to have taken place when our client was a youth. A conviction would have had a serious impact for our client for the rest of his life. Estelle Thornber […]

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