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Criminal Defence, Criminal Appeals | Tuesday 21 December 2021

Released after 18 years in prison for a murder he did not commit

David Emanuel QC and Tom Wainwright, of the Garden Court Chambers Crime Team, instructed by Steven Bird of Birds Solicitors have secured the acquittal of a man wrongly convicted of murder in 2004 after an unprecedented three appeals.

Tom Wainwright David Emanuel QC

Criminal Defence, Criminal Appeals | Thursday 1 April 2021

David Emanuel QC obtains leave to appeal 18 years out of time in successful appeal against conviction and sentence

David Emanuel QC of the Garden Court Chambers Criminal Defence Team represented the Defendant. David was instructed by Correna Platt of Stephensons Solicitors.

David Emanuel QC

Criminal Defence | Friday 24 July 2020

Convictions quashed as Court of Appeal refuse to sanction “sea change in the meaning of consent” in sex cases

David Emanuel QC of the Garden Court Criminal Defence Team represented the appellant instructed by Shaun Draycott of Draycott Browne Solicitors.

David Emanuel QC

Criminal Defence | Monday 18 May 2020

The Criminal Cases Review Commission refers murder conviction

David Emanuel QC of the Criminal Defence Team drafted the application, instructed by Steven Bird of Birds Solicitors.

David Emanuel QC

Criminal Defence, Criminal Appeals | Friday 11 January 2019

Keir Monteith, David Emanuel and Hossein Zahir to be appointed Queen's Counsel

On 11 March 2019, the Lord Chancellor will preside over the appointment ceremony where he will formally bestow the title of QC.

Keir Monteith QC Hossein Zahir QC David Emanuel QC

Criminal Appeals | Tuesday 4 December 2018

Court of Appeal rules that sentencing guidelines for children and young persons have relevance when sentencing young adult offenders

David Emanuel of the Garden Court Chambers Crime Team represented the appellant.

David Emanuel QC

Criminal Defence | Monday 26 November 2018

David Emanuel successfully applies for Defendant to vacate his plea for attempted murder at the Old Bailey

David Emanuel of the Garden Court Crime Team was instructed on behalf of the Defendant by Edward Brown of Carson Kaye Solicitors.

David Emanuel QC

Criminal Defence, Criminal Appeals | Tuesday 17 July 2018

The CCRC have now decided not to contest judicial review after David Emanuel obtained permission to judicially review the CCRC refusal to refer 2004 murder conviction to the Court of Appeal

David Emanuel was instructed by Steven Bird of Birds Solicitors.

David Emanuel QC

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