News Items from 12 Old Square

R v Bamidele & Ors. [2017] - Huge Victory for Michael West

Operation Action, year long Met police investigation into complex, multi-handed (6 Defendants) conspiracy to defraud major train line operators case - Michael West secures the only acquittal at the end of the trial heard over 4 weeks at Blackfriars Crown Court.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/southern-rail-workers-jailed-over-1...

also

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/pa/article-4388186/Former-rail-workers-...

Re: AWUKU -v- SSHD

Great victory in the COA for Zane Malik and Shahadoth Karim acting for the Appellant - Court of Appeal overrules Kareem/TA (Proxy Marriages) & allows this important appeal - http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWCA/Civ/2017/178.html

Natsai Manyarara - Newly Appointed Chair Of CEBA

12 OS Are Very Pleased To Announce That Ms Natsai Manyarara Has Been Elected Chair Of The Commonwealth In England Barristers' Association (CEBA) - Taking over From Simon Davenport QC

Anthony Philpott - Speaks at the Annunal Conference for International Inhouse Counsel Journal - 28/03/2017

Today at the Law Society, Panel member (Anthony Philpott) is a speaker on the above annual conference.

Judgment Re: Khan -v- SSHD

Herewith judgment on the above matter - The Upper Tribunal (Mr Justice Lavender) allowed this important Judicial Review Claim on Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) "accelerated" settlements, applications based on three year' residence. Zane Malik acted for the Applicant

http://www.12os.com/documents/4778_001.pdf