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Robert Golinski prosecutes trafficking case in which three men are jailed for a total of 53 years
31 March 2016

Robert Golinski from Exchange Chambers has successfully prosecuted a case in which two young women believed they were starting a new life in the UK, but were instead brutally raped and subjected to violence. Marcus Petre, 26,...

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John Wyn Williams acts for company director in fraud trial
29 March 2016

John Wyn Williams from Exchange Chambers has acted for company director Darren Price, who has been sentenced to two years and three months in prison for fraud.  His fellow company director and co-defendant, John David Hulme, was sentenced...

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Paul Burns advises and represents Wigan Council in multiple without notice anti-social behaviour injunction applications
24 March 2016

In one of the first without notice mixed age group injunction applications brought before the civil courts in the North a group comprising one adult and youths aged between 16 and 17 years old have now been issued with final injunctions and powers of arrest under Section 1 Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 20...

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Exchange Chambers boosts Manchester commercial team with new tenant
23 March 2016

Exchange Chambers has continued the expansion of its commercial department in Manchester by welcoming barrister James Malam as a tenant. James, who was called to the...

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Successful application to dismiss for Imran Shafi
23 March 2016

Imran Shafi from Exchange Chambers has successfully applied to dismiss a serious ‘group attack’ section 18 charge in respect of his client.  Following submissions highlighting the inadequacy of the identification evidence, t...

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Health and Safety prosecution for Kevin Slack
22 March 2016

Kevin Slack from Exchange Chambers has represented the Health and Safety Executive in one of the first cases in which the new Health and Safety Sentencing Guidelines, which came into force on 1 February 2016, have been applied to a large...

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Attempted murder prosecution for Christopher Tehrani QC
21 March 2016

Christopher Tehrani QC from Exchange Chambers has prosecuted an attempted murder case in which a woman threw her young child head first on the ground, causing serious injuries.  Kim Clark, 34, had denied attempted mu...

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Man jailed for life for 'body in the boot' murder
21 March 2016

In a case prosecuted by Christopher Tehrani QC from Exchange Chambers, a man has been sentenced to life in prison after strangling a vulnerable woman with her hair straighteners and then driving arou...

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Damages claim against Secretary of State for Justice dismissed
18 March 2016

In the first case of its kind, Louis Browne from Exchange Chambers has successfully argued that the Probation Service does not owe a duty of care to a member of the public who allegedly suffered physical and e...

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North West lawyers asked to help raise competition law awareness
17 March 2016

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

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People trafficking case to form part of Darrah MacIntrye documentary
10 March 2016

A people trafficking case prosecuted by barristers from Exchange Chambers will this week form part of a hard hitting documentary by investigative reporter Darragh MacIntyre. Britain’s Secret Slavery Business will be broadcast on BBC ...

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Five takeaways from our 'Back to the Future' Rehabilitation Conference
9 March 2016

On the 25th February we co-hosted the ‘Back to the Future’ Rehabilitation Conference alongside Potter Rees Dolan and Pace Rehabilitation at The Lowry Hotel, where amputees, surgeons, therapists, charities, manufacturers and legal specialists gathered to discuss the challenges facing amputees, as well as the a...

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Exchange Chambers silks appear in groundbreaking TV series
7 March 2016

Two of Exchange Chambers’ most senior barristers have taken part in a new BBC 4 TV series, documenting the work of the Crown Prosecution Service. Gordon Cole QC a...

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Benjamin Myers QC comments on JUSTICE report on Complex and Lengthy Criminal Trials
7 March 2016

On the 3rd March JUSTICE launched its report on Complex and Lengthy Criminal Trials, chaired by Sir David Calvert-Smith.  As a member of the Working Party that produced the Report, Benjamin Myers QC explains that in addition to addressing th...

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Parking easement by prescription in Court of Appeal
7 March 2016

When collecting their food, customers of a fish & chip shop in Keighley parked in the neighbouring Conservative Club’s car park, despite signs prohibiting such parking.  Likewise the shop’s delivery vans parked.  After 20 years the fish & chip shop owner claimed parking easements by prescrip...

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Exchange Chambers Wins National Autism Award
3 March 2016

Exchange Chambers has won the Outstanding Family Support Award at the 2016 Autism Professionals Awards, held at Telford International Centre (1 March 2016). The National Autistic Society (NAS) event, sponsored by Axcis and Education Recruitment, was hosted by comedian Janey God...

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