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Exchange Chambers barristers appearing in murder trial at Preston Crown Court
28 April 2015

Barristers from Exchange Chambers are currently acting in a murder trial at Preston Crown Court. Robert Ewing, 60, denies murdering Paige Chivers, 15, and doing an act tending and intended to pervert the course of justice. Co-defendant, Gareth Dewhurst, 46, of Duncan Avenue, Bispham, denies assisting an o...

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Michael Lavery acts in Hollywood-style ‘Italian Job’ case
28 April 2015

Michael Lavery from Exchange Chambers has acted for one of the defendants in a case described by the media as a £1.4 million, Hollywood-style ‘Italian Job’. Three men and a teenager were caught by police during their sting at The Thistle hotel in ...

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David Temkin secures unanimous acquittal of senior detective constable
22 April 2015

David Temkin has secured the unanimous acquittal of a senior detective constable after a six day trial at Liverpool Crown Court. DC Ciara Campbell faced eleven charges under the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Computer Misuse Act 1990 arising from her alleged abuse of police computer systems between 2010 and 2014. David...

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Exchange Chambers Signs 10 Year Lease at One Derby Square, Liverpool
21 April 2015

Exchange Chambers is relocating its Liverpool Chambers to the second floor of One Derby Square. The multi-disciplinary set has taken a ten year lease for 12,000 sq ft at One Derby Square and will complete its move in August. Exchange Chambers currently occupies the first floor of One Derby Square. &n...

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High profile criminal case for Exchange Chambers barristers
17 April 2015

Barristers from Exchange Chambers have acted in a high profile criminal trial this week. Andrew Petterson and Amanda Johnson acted for the defendants at Preston Crown Court. Andrew Petterson acted for 21 year old Dylon Thompson who was sentenced to three years and four months for robbery and firearms offe...

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Exchange Chambers Barristers Represent Interested Persons at a Four-Week Article 2 Jury Inquest
15 April 2015

Michael Lavery, Alfred Weiss and Andrew Ward of Exchange Chambers have successfully represented properly interested persons at a four-week Article 2 jury inquest commencing in March 2015 at Liverpool Coroner’s Court. The inquest arose from the death in custody of Mr. Steven Heatman at H.M.P. Liverpool on 25...

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Employment Tribunal Success for Alfred Weiss
2 April 2015

Alfred Weiss from Exchange Chambers has secured an important success for his client in an Employment Tribunal case concerning an allegation of direct age discrimination. The case required the Employment Tribunal to consider the justification defence namely whether an employer was justified in compulsorily dismiss...

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Judge halts Rape trial
2 April 2015

John Wyn Williams from Exchange Chambers, appearing for his client, successfully argued that the Prosecution case against his client was so inherently weak and peppered with inconsistencies that the case ought to be stopped. He was appearing at Caernarfon Crown Court and co-defending with Miss Elen Owen in a case...

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Nicholas Walker defends former Police Constable Kevin Szabo
1 April 2015

Nicholas Walker from Exchange Chambers has secured the liberty of former Police Constable Kevin Szabo.   In what was described as a very sad case, the Recorder of Liverpool, HHJ Goldstone QC ordered Mr Szabo to be subject to a community order for an offence of Dangerous Driving.  Mr Szabo, who was suffe...

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