Louise McCullough to deliver Advocacy Training in Nairobi
Louise McCullough to deliver Advocacy Training in Nairobi
Louise McCullough has been invited by ICCA (The Inns of Court College of Advocacy) to participate in the delivery of Advocacy training to Kenyan advocates in Nairobi between 18th and 22nd February 2019.
The training is sponsored by the Role UK Programme (funded by the Department for International Development (DFID) which aims to improve Rule of Law environments in developing countries by matching judicial and legal expertise with demand in developing countries to improve the policies, organisations and practices of legal and judicial systems.…
Operation Chum - Redundancy Fraudsters Convicted
Operation Chum - Redundancy Fraudsters Convicted

Stephanie Hayward led by William Davis of 5 KBW secured 9 convictions and a total sentence of 15.5 years’ custody following a trial for redundancy payment fraud – the first fraud of its kind to be litigated in the U.K.

This multi-handed trial, (Operation Chum), which lasted 9 weeks and involved a 5-year conspiracy to cheat the public revenue, concerned the submission of hundreds of false claims to the Redundancy Payment Service (RPS).…

Stay granted at Kingston Crown Court
Stay granted at Kingston Crown Court

Clea Topolski and Tasmin Malcolm, instructed by Pelin Mehmet of Criminal Defence Solicitors, co-defending with Deborah Morris, submitted an abuse against process argument, heard as the fourth trial in the proceedings was about to commence.

The case originally charged three of the five defendants with s.18 OAPA (Causing Grievous Bodily Harm with intent) but the discovery of undisclosed medical evidence led to the Crown amending the indictment to an attempted GBH.…

Megan Fletcher represents nurse before the NMC, resulting in a 1 year Caution Order
Megan Fletcher represents nurse before the NMC, resulting in a 1 year Caution Order

Megan Fletcher, instructed by James Wilkinson of Thompsons Solicitors, represented a nurse in fitness to practice proceedings before the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

Megan’s client faced six charges, described as being part of a catalogue of errors whilst Patient A was under the care of the Trust (many of the failings occurred before Megan’s client had any involvement with Patient A’s care).…