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06

More acquittals for Lewis Nedas Law Serious Crime defence lawyers

  1. Jury Room 010Adam Shaw secured an acquittal for a schoolteacher: A school teacher was charged with an offence contrary to the Public Order Act - the complainant was a family member. The defendant instructed that the allegation was malicious. Adam obtained details of numerous non-criminal allegations made by the complainant against the defendant and made a successful non-defendant bad character application. After adducing the previous allegations at trial, Adam cross examined the complainant and then made a submission that there was 'no case to answer'. The submission was successful and the charge was dismissed. A Defence Costs Order was also granted;

  2. Sexual offence acquittal for Tony Meisels' client: Aquittal on a sex case at Snaresbrook Crown Court; our client L was aquitted of sexual assault by penetration with the jury debating for only 90 minutes. This case concerned two work colleagues who ended up In bed together after attending a colleague’s leaving drinks. The issue for the defence was one of consent. The case was meticiously prepared by Tony Meisels of this firm and counsel at the re-trial was Toby Long of 15 New Bridge Street;

  3. Drugs case acquittal for Unan Choudhury's client: Unan successfully represented a professional man accused of possession of class A drugs (heroin) - the client was acquitted after trial. Martin Lewis of Counsel represented the defendant.
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JUN
29

More acquittals for Lewis Nedas Law clients and Keith Wood

confiscationKeith Wood recently acted in two major acquittals concerning substantial cash seizures:

  1. The first case was a four handed matter at Isleworth Crown Court in which his client was joined late into the case. The original defendants had been arrested in November 2017 following an undercover operation at Heathrow Airport. Keith’s client was eventually tracked down and identified as the Courier handing over a substantial amount of cash to three travellers arriving at the airport. Rather than delay the trial; Keith, with Zarif Khan from Drystone Chambers, prepared the case fully within 8 weeks. At trial Keith had sourced a substantial body of evidence supporting our clients case. Our client had always accepted that cash had indeed been handed over, but they had no knowledge or suspicion that it was the proceeds of crime and the documentation provided supported that. The case was eventually withdrawn from the Jury by the Judge at the close of the defence case such was the compelling nature of the material provided.

  2. In a second case again at Isleworth, Keith, this time with Jonathan Green of Drystone chambers, successfully represented a client who was facing Proceeds of Crime Act offences namely possession of Cash, in this case over 175,000 Euros which had been seized as our client left the UK. At trial again the defence produced substantial records which showed the origins of the funds which were being exported for the purchase of luxury items. The cash in this instance was located within luggage in the hold of the plane. The jury accepted that the funds were not the proceeds of crime and  accordingly returned a Not Guilty verdict.

Keith also acted in a Contempt of Court case in which he was instructed following a finding of Contempt which was the subject of an article in the Sunday Times.

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JUN
22

Two Lewis Nedas Law lawyers make television appearances upon the same day

  1. TV InterviewJeffrey Lewis was interviewed, at length, by Russian State television and questioned about the new GDPR legislation (General Data Protection) which came into force in this country on 25/05/2018;

  2. Additionally, Penny Muir was interviewed briefly on the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire Show, commenting upon the controversial remarks made recently by Germaine Greer concerning rape, sexual offences and sentencing.

   

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JUN
22

Lewis Nedas Law welcomes litigation lawyer, Inbar Rabinowitz

handshake woman and manWe are delighted to welcome the very talented Inbar Rabinowitz to our very busy Litigation and Commercial Law Department.

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JUN
22

Another successful Firearms appeal for Lewis Nedas Law

firearm certificateOur in-house Firearms Law specialist Laura Saunsbury recently acted for the brother of a Member of Parliament in his appeal against the revocation of his shotgun certificate. The Metropolitan Police’s decision to revoke our client’s certificate was based on a number of false complaints to the police by his ex-girlfriend. Laura prepared a comprehensive bundle of evidence for our client rebutting these allegations. Having considered the evidence and Laura’s written representations on behalf of our client, the police were persuaded to reinstate his shotgun certificate without the need or expense of a contested hearing. On receiving the good news our client’s reaction was as follows; 

“Absolutely fantastic news, and congratulations on achieving this for me. I am so delighted, thank you very much for all you’ve done. I won’t hesitate to recommend you to anyone with similar problems”.

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