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The Informed Juror

“Will juror number 1 stand … Please place your hand on the bible and read as follows”. Number 1 is a man in his late ‘60s. Bald and white. A local man, probably retired. Prepared for the worst, he bought a packed lunch to Court. He wears a natty short sleeve shirt, black creased trousers and clunky shoes. “I swear by almighty God that I will faithfully try the Defendant and give a true verdict according to the evidence.”

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Barclays Bank Plc and Former Bankers Face Serious Fraud Charges

Four former bankers from Barclays have made their initial appearance in court after being charged with conspiracy to commit fraud and the provision of unlawful financial assistance contrary to the Companies Act 1985.

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Successful Article 3 Extradition Challenge by Janes Solicitors – Turkey v OI

Robert Berg and Kim Nihill with Counsel, Mark Summers QC. Westminster Magistrates Court, 30th May 2017.

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Welcome to our new website. We look forward to keeping you up to date with the latest legal news and blogs. 

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JANES SOLICITORS’ PRESS RELEASE ON DECISION OF THE CCRC TO REFER THE CASE OF WANG YAM TO THE COURT OF APPEAL

The decision of the Commission represents a breakthrough in the long pursuit of justice on behalf of our client Mr Yam. What is clear from the CCRC’s findings is that significant lapses occurred in the Crown’s disclosure process during the trial and as a result the defence were never provided with material that could have exonerated our client. It was only because of the publicity generated by the reporting of Mr Yam’s case that witnesses have since come forward and provided the evidential basis upon which the CCRC have made their decision to refer. In particular this firm would like to thank Duncan Campbell of The Guardian. At the same time we urge any further witnesses or anyone who may have information into the circumstances surrounding the tragic murder of Alan Chappelow at 9 Downshire Hill, Hampstead at the beginning of May 2006 to come forward and please contact James Mullion of Janes Solicitors as soon as possible.

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