Crime

Two QCs and two barristers involved in trial after fatal shooting

Four counsel from No5 Barristers’ Chambers were involved in a murder trial following the shooting of Dwaine Junior Haughton in Wolverhampton. Four men were convicted of the killing after a six-week trial at Wolverhampton Crown Court in which Michael Burrows QC and Antonie Muller acted for the prosecution. Montell Gray, 22, of Springhill Road, Wolverhampton, […]

Barristers Prosecute ‘Death by Beating’ Murder Trial

David Mason QC and Sarah Allen are acting for the prosecution in a murder trial in which they allege the victim was “unceremoniously dumped” and left to die on the doorstep of a house in Smethwick. Wolverhampton Crown Court has heard that 70-year-old Gurmukh Singh had been drinking with Palvinder Hayre, 51, one of three […]

Four counsel from No5 involved in murder trial after fatal shooting in Wolverhampton

Four advocates from No5 Barristers’ Chambers are involved in the trial of four men who face murder charges over the shooting of a 24-year-old man. Montell Gray, 22, of Springfield Road, Wednesfield, 23-year-old Seamus Williams, of Okemont Drive, Wednesfield, Dwaine Smith, 25, of Chainmakers Close, Bilston, and 22-year-old Kurrum Guild, from Oakthorpe Gardens, Tividale, all […]

No5’s Philip Bradley QC prosecutes in attempted murder trial

Queen’s Counsel at No5 Barristers’ Chambers is acting for the prosecution in the trial of an inmate accused of attacking three prison guards and a fellow prisoner using makeshift weapons. Philip Bradley QC is involved in the trial of Aklakur Rahman, 32, who is accused of carrying out the attacks at prisons in Norfolk, Lincoln and […]

QC and barrister lead prosecution in murder trial after fatal stabbing

Two advocates from No5 Barristers’ Chambers are leading the prosecution in a murder trial over the stabbing of a student outside his Highgate college. Michael Burrows QC and Tom Schofield are prosecuting in the trial of a 17-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, at Birmingham Crown Court. Sixteen-year-old Sidali Mohamed was allegedly stabbed […]

Michael Duck QC acting for defence in murder trial

Michael Duck QC, of No5 Barristers’ Chambers, is involved in a murder trial over the death of a 20-year-old who was stabbed during a fight in Nottingham. The Queen’s Counsel is representing one of five teenagers, who cannot be named for legal reasons, who deny murder and having an article with a blade or point. […]

Two QCs from No5 face each other in court in shooting murder trial

Two QCs from No5 Barristers’ Chambers are facing each other in the courtroom in a murder trial over the death of a Shropshire mother. David Mason QC and Earl Pinnock are actingthe prosecution in the trial of Andrew Hooper who is accused of shooting his estranged wife, Cheryl Hooper, 51, twice while she sat in […]

No 5 Barristers’ Chambers represents teacher caught up in school SATs cheating case

Philip Dayle has successfully represented a teacher who made admissions of maladministration of SATs at a primary school in Rochdale. The teacher was one of four who admitted maladministration at a Teacher Regulation Authority (TRA) panel, at which the headteacher was found to have brought the profession into disrepute and banned from teaching. The panel […]

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