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Dominic Woolard secures acquittal at Aylesbury Crown Court for defendant stopped by police with 1KG of cocaine inside his jumper

Verdicts were returned in Aylesbury on 21st February after a 6 week trial that followed a 2 year surveillance operation into the wholesale supply of cocaine in the buckinghamshire area. CS was taken down from his moped while leaving the scene of a suspected exchange  on a 'strike day' where 3 kilograms of import purity cocaine was seized, CS was found to have a 1kg block of cocaine inside his clothing at 89% purity. 

While 4 of 7 defendants standing trial on the conspiracy were convicted, CS, represented by Dominic Woolard was acquitted by a unanimous Jury.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9 KBW is delighted to announce success by four members in their applications to join the Regulatory Panel, Level C, for Health and Safety and Environmental Law.
It is with enormous pleasure that we announce that Counsel Ben Edwards, Sophie Quinton-Carter, Claire Stevenson and Charles Drinnan have been successful in their applications to join the Regulatory Panel for Health and Safety and Environmental Law.

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9KBW welcomes new tenant, Maria Buckingham
Maria Buckingham, following the successful completion of her pupillage at 9 KBW, has joined us as a tenant from March 2019

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Sophie Kay explores the landmark appeal by Sally Challen of her murder conviction in a two-part series of articles.
Sophie Kay explores the landmark appeal by Sally Challen of her murder conviction in a two-part series of articles. This case highlights the potential for further development of homicide defences. Read more: https://www.9kbw.com/about-us/9kbw-law

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Claire Stevenson successfully represents OFSTED in a six-day tribunal hearing before the First-tier Tribunal (Health, Education and Social Care Chamber)
The provider appealed after their registration to provide childcare at two nursery settings was cancelled. The appellant had a poor inspection history. Over eight years, there had been a number of inspections, resulting in numerous breaches of the Early Years Foundation Stage, and notices being issued, which were not complied with.

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Claire Stevenson successfully prosecutes a disqualified childminder, charged with two offences: 1) childminding whilst suspended (section 69 of the Childcare Act 2006); and 2) childminding whilst unre
Concerns were raised following an inspection which obtained an “Inadequate” judgment. Despite numerous visits, phone calls and letters, the Early Year Regulatory Inspector was unable to establish contact with the defendant and conduct monitoring visits.

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