Shooting at Broadwater Farm Estate

Shooting at Broadwater Farm Estate. Following a shooting at the Broadwater Farm Estate whilst filming a drill music video, Powell Spencer client MA represented by Sinead Zaman and Lucie Wibberly of Garden Court Chambers was acquitted for possession of a firearm.  

A response to the Criminal Legal Aid Review

The market The Terms of Reference (para 7) distinguishes the ‘market’ (defined as the body of private actors who provide Criminal legal aid services including both individuals and firms), and the ‘Criminal Legal Aid System’ which refers to ‘the Market the Government...

Acquitted of Murder following 3 month COVID trial

Acquitted of Murder following 3 month COVID trial Powell Spencer & Partners client, represented by Sinead Zaman and Ali Bajwa QC and Christian Wasunna, members of the Garden Court Chambers Criminal Defence Team, represented Mr C, at the relevant time a 27 year old...

Domestic Abuse and Injunctions

  What is domestic abuse? Domestic abuse can consist of an incident or an ongoing pattern of incidents consisting of but not limited to: • Coercive control (a pattern of intimidation, degradation, isolation and control with the use or threat of physical or sexual...

Protecting clients and staff in the pandemic

Protecting clients and staff in the pandemic We have taken the decision that in the midst of this pandemic we will as a firm withdraw from all face to face client contact. This includes all police station attendances, magistrates’ court attendances, crown court...

27 January 2020 – Not Guilty!

Greg Powell's client faced a difficult case in which is was alleged he had caused death by dangerous driving. This was a very unusual case in which we were able to obtain medical evidence to show that the cause of death was later negligent medical treatment. This...

Accreditations