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Financial Crime and Confiscation, Criminal Defence | Friday 12 April 2019

Client found not guilty of £1.4 million fraud allegations after 6-week 'Gatwick Airport Parking' trial

Keir Monteith QC and Shahida Begum were instructed by Shahid Khan and Abraar Ayaz at Advice Wise Solicitors.

Keir Monteith KC Shahida Begum

Garden Court Chambers | Thursday 21 December 2017

Criminal Disclosure Referencer – Second Edition now published

Criminal Disclosure Referencer, Second Edition written by Tom Wainwright, Emma Fenn and Shahida Begum has been published. 

Tom Wainwright Shahida Begum Emma Fenn

Criminal Defence, Criminal Appeals | Wednesday 25 October 2017

Application for leave to appeal against conviction and substantive appeal allowed for refugee who was not advised of relevant defence in 2009

Shahida Begum was instructed by GT Stewart Solicitors to represent YH in an appeal against conviction.

Shahida Begum

Criminal Defence | Tuesday 18 April 2017

Extradition of Turkish social justice activist barred

IK was represented by Shahida Begum of Garden Court Chambers.

Shahida Begum

Administrative and Public Law, Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Criminal Defence | Wednesday 15 February 2017

Important Court of Appeal judgment for victims of human trafficking

A number of defendants and the intervener were represented by counsel from Garden Court Chambers.

Garden Court Chambers | Thursday 8 October 2015

Garden Court wins Legal 500 crime set of the year award

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Garden Court Chambers | Monday 27 July 2015

Trial collapses after defence submissions in £40million fraud case

Four of the defendants were represented by Keir Monteith, Clare Wade, Nerida Harford-Bell and Shahida Begum of Garden Court Chambers.

Keir Monteith KC Shahida Begum Nerida Harford-Bell Clare Wade KC

Garden Court Chambers | Tuesday 22 April 2014

Anti-fracking protesters cleared

Five anti-fracking protestors, including Green MP Caroline Lucas, found not guilty.

Owen Greenhall Tom Wainwright Shahida Begum

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