Crime Team blog: this week in Chambers

In: Article Published: Friday 20 November 2020


Nichola Cafferkey has been instructed to act on behalf of a client charged with death by careless driving. Her client is alleged to have driven carelessly when being overtaken by a motorcyclist. 

Nermine Abdel Sayed secures a Community Order for her client on his third appearance before the court for Possessing Indecent Images of Children.

Andrew Kerr has been instructed to defend a man charged with being involved in one of the largest and longest running UK wide auto-theft conspiracies.  

Ayesha Smart successfully prosecuted a man who attacked the mother of his children outside her parents' house and dragged her to a nearby field which resulted in the Defendant receiving a 1 year and 3 month custodial sentence. The case was reported by Yorkshire Live

Ylenia Rosso secures 2 acquittals of domestic violence offences includes assault and criminal damage after successfully arguing self-defence. She was successfully in arguing that the defendant's interview must be excluded under s.78 PACE on the basis that she was nit cautioned.

Ylenia Rosso secures a compensation order, avoiding custody, for a charge of fraud by false representation