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Guilty Until Proven Innocent Book Launch

Guilty Until Proven Innocent Book LaunchDefence lawyers at Old Bailey Solicitors attended the book launch of 'Guilty Until Proven Innocent' by Justice Gap author Jon Robins this evening, hosted by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Miscarriages of Justice at the...

OBS client career saved

OBS client career savedA client of Karen Brookes, who heads our London Office, was recently spared prison after pleading guilty to a sexual assault. The District Judge who heard the case commented that the offence fell within the sentencing bracket including a prison...

OBS client cleared of money laundering

OBS client cleared of money launderingThe prosecution decided not to proceed with the case against Rod Hayler's client after a trial had commenced at Kingston Crown Court last week.  There had a been a number of disclosure issues in the case, with numerous requests...

Rod Hayler success in the Court of Appeal

Rod Hayler success in the Court of AppealRod Hayler was successful with an appeal against sentence this week. The three judges sitting in Court 8 of the Court of Appeal earlier this week agreed with Rod's contention that a sentence of 9 years was manifestly excessive....

OBS client acquitted of attempted murder

OBS client acquitted of attempted murderA client of Old Bailey Solicitors was acquitted of attempted murder by a jury at Lewes Crown Court today.   Our client was successfully defended by Rhodri James of 23 Essex Street Chambers The client, looked after throughout the...

OBS client acquitted of marital rape claim

OBS client acquitted of marital rape claimAnother high pressured case ends in the acquittal of an Old Bailey Solicitors client The Crown Prosecution Service were forced to concede that their case was simply not strong enough to proceed this week at the Inner London...

OBS client acquitted of rape after re-trial

OBS client acquitted of rape after re-trial A client of Old Bailey Solicitors was acquitted by a jury at Lewes Crown Court (sitting in Hove) last week of an allegation of rape made against him by his former partner.   OBS Director and leading advocate, David Osborne,...

OBS secures sex case acquittal

OBS secures sex case acquittalA client of Old Bailey Solicitors was acquitted by a jury at Guildford Crown Court last week of charges relating to sexual activity with a  child and causing a child to engage in sexual activity.   OBS Director and leading advocate, David...

OBS client acquitted of fraud charges

OBS client acquitted of fraud chargesA client of Old Bailey Solicitors was acquitted last week of making or supplying articles for use in fraud.   Our client had been accused by the Post Office of being in possession of and supplying counterfeit stamps.  He was...

OBS client acquitted of historic rape

OBS client acquitted of historic rapeA client of Old Bailey Solicitors was today acquitted by a jury of an allegation of historic rape at Lewes Crown Court.   This case, involving a mentally unwell defendant, required significant care and attention from the solicitor...

OBS client cleared of serious assault

OBS client cleared of serious assaultNo evidence was offered by the Crown Prosecution Service today in the case of a serious assault. Oliver Kirk was instructed by Kim Evans to represent a client accused of stabbing the complainant with a broken bottle, causing an...

Youth cleared of GBH and Arson offences

Youth cleared of GBH and Arson offencesNo evidence offered in case of youth charged with GBH and Arson in the Magistrates’ Court  Kim Evans of Old Bailey Solicitors instructed Shanthi Sivakumaran of Lamb Building to represent a 13 year old looked after child charged...

Client keeps his good character

Client keeps his good characterA client suffering from mental illness avoided losing his good character following an episode with his neighbour.   Following advice and representation by Karen Brookes, the prosecution withdrew the criminal charge allowing our client to...

Car chase acquittal

Car chase acquittalA client of Old Bailey Solicitors was acquitted this week after a trial on charges of drug driving and reckless driving following an accident after a car chase through the streets of Brighton.We Can Help You Too

MHRA prosecution avoided

MHRA prosecution avoidedAn international client who was selling unlicensed medicines received a “warning to desist” this week and avoided prosecution following advice and representation by Karen Brookes (Old Bailey Solicitors).We Can Help You Too

The case of Marine ‘A’

The case of Marine 'A'If you have been reading the news over the last few weeks you will have probably seen a lot of press publications surrounding the Marine A appeal. This blog post will take a quick look at the case, why it ended up having an appeal and what the...

Client found not guilty of manslaughter

Client found not guilty of manslaughterA client of Old Bailey Solicitors was last week found not guilty of manslaughter by reason of insanity.   The mentally ill client was made the subject of a Hospital Order with a restriction under s41 Mental Health Act 1983  The...

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