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Joe Stone QC secures murder acquittal

30th July 2020

Joe Stone QC secured a murder acquittal (R v RC) in one of the first Covid 19 jury trials under the new protocol. The male defendant was alleged to have strangled another man to death in his own home. Joe managed to exclude evidence of two previous strangulations on female complainants. Leading forensic pathologists and blood pattern analysis (BPA) experts were called at trial to undermine th…

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Joe Stone QC secures murder acquittal
 

Application to set aside under CPR 39.3 dismissed after solicitors misread email and trial goes ahead in Defendant's absence

19th June 2020

DJ Shanti Mauger sitting at Central London County Court dismissed an application brought by a Defendant to set aside judgment under CPR 39.3 and awarded costs to the Claimant after the Defendant's solicitors misread an email sent by the court the day before the trial and informed the client and its Counsel that the hearing had been adjourned. The email from the court, sent to both parties, …

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Application to set aside under CPR 39.3 dismissed after solicitors misread email and trial goes ahead in Defendant's absence
 

Joe Stone QC instructed as Jeremy Bamber launches court challenge to CPS for Withholding Evidence

4th June 2020

Joe Stone QC is representing Jeremy Bamber who has launched a high court challenge to the Crown Prosecution Service for its failure to disclose evidence that would undermine the safety of his conviction. Joe Stone QC has specialised in criminal defence for 25 years.  He was called to the Bar in 1989 and appointed Queens Counsel (QC) in 2013. He is a Member of Panel of Defence Counsel …

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Joe Stone QC instructed as Jeremy Bamber launches court challenge to CPS for Withholding Evidence
 

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