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Third Six Pupils: Applications Invited

9 Gough Chambers is a leading common law set of chambers based in London, known for its core strengths in advocacy, drafting and advisory work. Clients include solicitors, local government, central government, corporate bodies and individuals. Tenants practise in all areas of…

Husband and wife sentenced for 34 offences in respect of the abuse of young girls

Claire Harden-Frost prosecuted the couple who were charged with offences against children. 

Dean Edmunds was convicted of 28 offences including offences of three offences of rape of a child under 13.  In total he sexually abused four children.  He also encouraged…

Crime and Increased Punishment-Slavery in Modern Britain

In July 2015 the Modern Slavery Act 2015 came into force consolidating pre-existing legislation and increasing the maximum sentences for this type of offending from 14 years imprisonment to life imprisonment.

On 24th July 2020 His Honour Judge Andrew Lees passed sentence…

A kidnap, a cannabis factory and £1.25million in cryptocurrency

In April 2017 Sergejs Teresko was kidnapped from outside an address in Virginia Water. Police attended the premises and found that the rented property in a quiet suburban area had been used as a cannabis factory. CCTV from the premises showed the…

Life Sentence for man who raped boy in care

On 26th January 2018 His Honour Judge Perrins sentenced Kennedy Tisson to a life sentence for offences of rape and indecent assault. Tisson had been found guilty in December 2017 after a trial at Wood Green Crown Court of raping a child…

Claire Harden-Frost prosecutes dangerous paedophile who escaped justice in 1992 and continued to commit offences until 2017

A jury sitting at Harrow Crown Court found AT guilty of committing at least 36 serious sexual offences against 4 children over a 30 year period. Thompson had been reported to the police by one of his victims as long ago as…

Claire Harden-Frost successfully prosecutes offender for multiple rape offences committed in the early 1990s

On 6th December 2017 a jury sitting at Wood Green Crown Court convicted the defendant Kennedy Tisson of raping a child in the 1990s. The victim, who cannot be named, was in local authority care when first raped by Tisson who was…

15 years imprisonment for man who threw kettle of boiling water over woman causing serious injury

Claire Harden-Frost successfully prosecuted this defendant who pleaded guilty on the first day of his trial to offences including causing serious bodily harm with intent. Onyumbe attacked a woman at his home address, punching her repeatedly in the face before throwing…

Claire Harden-Frost successfully prosecutes Roman Catholic Priest

Claire successfully prosecutes Roman Catholic Priest who escaped justice for 40 years but was convicted of serious sex offences and sentenced to 22 years imprisonment.

Father Eugene Fitzpatrick was unanimously convicted by a…

Prolific Sex Offender sentenced to 16 years imprisonment

Claire Harden-Frost successfully prosecuted this 79 year old defendant for historic sex offences against 3 victims.

The defendant was today sentenced to a total of 16 years imprisonment for multiple offences of rape.  The three victims were aged between 3 and…

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