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Criminal asset case success for Imran Shafi
29 May 2014

Imran Shafi from Exchange Chambers has acted for Zeenat Farooqi, wife of convicted terrorist Munir Farooqi in an important criminal asset case.  Instructed by Jawad Babar, partner at Stokoe Partnership, Imran successfully resisted the prosecution application to forfeit...

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Steven Fennell joins Exchange Chambers
29 May 2014

Exchange Chambers has continued its expansion in Leeds by welcoming former solicitor Steven Fennell as a new member.  Steven qualified as a solicitor in 1996, as an insolvency practitioner in 1999, and a solicitor advocate in 2013.  He became a CE...

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David Knifton appears on British Forces News
22 May 2014

David Knifton from Exchange Chambers appeared on British Forces News last night after speaking at the APIL Military Claims Conference at the Churchill War Rooms in London.  David, who provided an update on Combat Immunity at the Conference, regularly advises on claim...

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AGM Outlines Growth Plans
22 May 2014

Exchange Chambers hosted its AGM on Saturday with the forward-thinking Set unveiling plans for a new corporate management structure. In announcing record turnover of £25.72m for the 2013/2014 financial year, Head of Chambers Bill Braithwaite QC outlined how the Set plans to strengthen its position as one of...

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Exchange Chambers pupil wins Moot Competition
21 May 2014

Katie Ayres, who joins Exchange Chambers as a pupil in September, has been named as the winner of this year’s Gray’s Inn Moot Competition and the Three Raymond Buildings Du Cann Memorial Prize for Excellence in Advocacy. Richard Du Cann QC was one of the foremost advocates of his generation, a student...

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Supreme Court Success For Bill Hanbury
21 May 2014

Bill Hanbury from Exchange Chambers has helped to secure an important victory for his client at the Supreme Court. Judgment in the case of R (on the application of Barkas) (Appellant) v North Yorkshire County Council and Another (Respondent...

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Success for Nick Johnson in Russian murder Extradition case
20 May 2014

Nick Johnson this week secured the discharge of a Russian citizen whose extradition was sought to face allegations of murder in the Russian Federation. A successful businessman in the UK for a number of years, it was alleged that he had been part of a revenge attack upon a man for...

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More human rights
12 May 2014

Bill Hanbury publishes article on prestigious Westlaw insight on the likelihood of an article 8 defence succeeding in private law possession proceedings This article explores the potential application of art...

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Hidden assets success for Exchange Chambers
7 May 2014

Dafydd Enoch QC, door tenant, and Andrew Jebb won a major hidden assets argument in a Confiscation hearing at Birmingham Crown Court on the 30th April, reducing what the Defendant had to pay from £...

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Exchange Chambers ahead of budget with record turnover of £25.72 million
1 May 2014

Exchange Chambers has recorded record turnover of £25.72 million for the 2013/2014 financial year – up 10% on last year’s £23.4 million. The progressive set, based in Manchester, Liverpool and Leeds, will also be keeping members’ contributions at the same le...

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