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Imran Shafi secures acquittal in Hatton Garden gold bars trial
24 June 2016

Following a two week trial at Southwark Crown Court, Imran Shafi's client was acquitted of converting £1.5 million worth of gold in to cash. The Colombian defendants were alleged to be smelting and then selling wholesale amounts of stolen gold before transferring the proceeds...

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Exchange Chambers barristers secure acquittals in large scale fraud trial
23 June 2016

Following a ten week trial, Charlotte Kenny and John Wyn Williams from Exchange Chambers have secured acquittals for their clients in an alleged £3.5 million land banking fraud. Both clients were found not guilty of pl...

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Yorkshire and Humber-based lawyers asked to help raise competition law awareness
15 June 2016

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has announced that it is drafting in the support of law firms in Yorkshire and the Humber to improve familiarity with competition rules particularly among their SME clients.   Commenting on the CMA’s ongoing drive to boost awareness of, and compliance with, c...

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Michael Lavery defends in Manchester murder case
14 June 2016

Michael Lavery from Exchange Chambers has defended in a murder ...

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Will Waldron QC appointed Joint Vice-Chair of College of Advocacy
13 June 2016

Will Waldron QC has been appointed Joint-Vice Chair of the new Inns of Court College of Advocacy (ICCA) run by the Council of the Inns of Court (COIC). The College of Advocacy replaces the long-established Advocacy Training Council (ATC)...

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Exchange Chambers names The Joshua Tree as its official charity
10 June 2016

Exchange Chambers has selected The Joshua Tree as its official charity. The partnership, which will run for the next two years, will see Exchange Chambers organise a series of fundraising events. The Joshua Tree supports Cheshire families living with the life-changing experience of childhood...

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Michael Lavery secures not guilty verdicts in perverting the course of public justice trial
8 June 2016

Michael Lavery from Exchange Chambers has secured not guilty verdicts for his client, Zoe Wilkinson, on two charges of doing an act intended to pervert the course of public justice. Ms Wilkinson, 30 was on trial along with her partner, Ri...

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Ashley Serr successfully acts for defendant in sexual discrimination claim
8 June 2016

In the case of Blackpool v Baines Manchester ET 2016, a Tribunal determining an equal pay case has ruled for what is believed to be the first time that the Hay method of job evaluation is 'analytical' within the meaning of s.131 of the EqA. The ruling is significant as Hay is the most frequently used 'JES' in the world....

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