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Top London Extradition & Serious Crime solicitors win bail for client against extradition to Germany on conspiracy to murder charges

November 13, 2020

Germany v JB George Hepburne-Scott, Counsel instructed by Magdalena Motyl of Bark & Co Solicitors, secured bail for our client in the case of Germany v JB. Our client’s extradition is sought by Germany in relation to an allegation of conspiracy to murder going back to early 1998. Extradition is being resisted on multiple grounds… Read more »

Top murder and serious crime defence solicitor law firm win murder charge acquittal for habitual knife carrier

October 29, 2020

Anon vs. Regina The defendant was accused of murdering a young man outside a nightclub in Kingston. The defendant, who accepted being a habitual knife carrier, got caught up in an argument outside a nightclub in Kingston town centre. The defendant admitted using his knife to injure one man and causing a fatal injury to… Read more »

Client cleared of murder and manslaughter

February 15, 2019

Our client was acquitted of murder and manslaughter at the Old Bailey on 11th February 2019. Mr Umezie was accused of stabbing Sidique Kamara to death, after an altercation in which the deceased and another assailant robbed Mr Umezie for his Cartier watch. Mr Umezie successfully raised self-defence, in that he disarmed the deceased of… Read more »

Murder Case dropped

March 13, 2018

Bark and Co stepped in to represent a young man accused of a fatal stabbing in South London. With less than 8 weeks to prepare, this involved  4 defendants.  There were two eye witnesses to the case who described the client being at the scene.  What were described by the prosecution as “focused and cogent… Read more »

Operation Kestrel

July 24, 2015

Senior Solicitor Sabrik Dhamu successfully represented a 15-year old defendant who was charged together with six others for the murder of Warren Free in August 2014. The killing is alleged to have followed a dispute with the victim that escalated into a violent attack, involving the use of a metal pole that caused fatal injuries… Read more »

R v B

November 27, 2014

We represented a suspect who was arrested for the historical murder of Melanie Hall in 1996. Her remains were found next to a slip road at junction 14 of the M5 motorway in October 2009 and our client was arrested in November 2013. Following a series of representations to the CPS, the latter decided that… Read more »

R v W and Others

January 17, 2014

Solicitor Aisha Qazi Shamsuddin successfully represented Mr W. This case concerns the murder of Danny Gough of Croydon in December 2010. Mr Gough was hacked to death at home by 3 masked men in front of his pregnant wife. It is alleged that this was a revenge attack as part of a vicious feud and… Read more »

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