Crime News

3PB Barrister Jane Rowley successfully prosecutes 4 men who were part of an Organised Crime Group

3PB Barrister Jane Rowley successfully prosecutes 4 men who were part of an Organised Crime Group involved in a drugs conspiracy, offensive weapons and firearms offences (Operation Socket) in Southampton Crown Court. On 12th April four men were jailed for their part in supplying and selling cannabis to students in Southampton as part of an […]

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3PB Crime Group Jonathan Underhill and Graham Gilbert to provide a criminal update for the Hampshire Law Society

3PB Crime Group Jonathan Underhill and Graham Gilbert are delighted to present a criminal update on behalf of the Hampshire Incorporated Law Society on Thursday 11th April 2019. Click here to book your space. Topics: Domestic Violence: Is further legislation the answer? The landmark draft Domestic Abuse Bill has been published (Monday 21 January), aimed at supporting […]

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3PB Criminal Barrister Jane Rowley successfully defends a male charged with multiple counts of rape and allegations of controlling coercive behaviour during a 9 day trial at Wolverhampton Crown Court

Jane Rowley was instructed by West Midlands Solicitors to defend a 22 year old man suffering from anxiety and ADHD in a case involving multiple counts of rape, coercive and controlling behaviour by his ex-partner during the three years of their relationship. The trial involved the services of an intermediary to assist a vulnerable defendant […]

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3PB criminal barristers act in £3m tax fraud trial

3PB Barrister Tim Bradbury leading Tom Evans successfully prosecuted four Defendants who had engaged in a sequence of ‘phoenix frauds’ cheating the public revenue of more than £3.2 million over a period of 10 years. Between them, the Hashtroudi Brothers received a total of 14 years imprisonment. 3PB Barrister Jonathan Underhill, representing their bookkeeper, was the only […]

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3PB welcome crime and regulatory barrister Jonathan Underhill

3 Paper Buildings (3PB Barristers) has continued its expansion with the arrival of Jonathan Underhill who joins chambers as an expert criminal and financial crime barrister from Foundry Chambers (formerly 9-12 Bell Yard). He was called to the Bar in 2008, Jonathan is highly rated for financial crime and POCA cases, regulatory cases and criminal […]

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3PB criminal barristers awarded Certificate of Congratulations from the Chief Constable of Hampshire

3PB criminal barristers Jodie Mittell and Gemma White awarded Certificate of Congratulations from the Chief Constable of Hampshire following the successful prosecution of multiple drug dealing networks in Southampton. Individually, and as lead and junior Counsel, over a period of some 20 months Jodie and Gemma prosecuted a number of county lines drug dealing networks operating in […]

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3PB Criminal Barrister David Richards leads the successful prosecution of 7 defendants in drugs case

David Richards led the successful prosecution of 7 defendants in Operation Attica, a South West Regional Organised Crime Unit investigation of heroin and cocaine dealing from London and the Midlands to Bristol. The 7 accused were all convicted on 21 November after a 6 week trial at Bristol Crown Court. Click here for more information […]

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3PB Criminal Barristers secure multiple life sentences in multi-handed murder trial

Following a 6 week trial at Portsmouth Crown Court, 3 defendants were convicted of the murder of Richard Hardy on 26 January 2018 and have been sentenced to life with minimum terms of 29, 28 and 27 years respectively. A 4th Defendant was sentenced to 8 years for manslaughter. In passing sentence Mrs Justice Cheema-Grub DBE […]

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