Chambers & Partners 2020 Listing COURT OF PROTECTION [...]
Shaun Murphy, Senior Partner at Edwards Duthie Shamash. [...]
As Senior partner of Edwards Duthie Shamash, I am delighted to inform you that Edwards Duthie Shamash is to merge with another firm of solicitors, Steel & Shamash, in June 2019.
On the 17th June, we're taking on 10K for justice at the 2019 London Legal sponsored walk.
A landmark case by the Supreme Court has ruled that the current laws on disclosure of criminal records is ‘plainly disproportionate’. As a result of this ruling many thousands of people may not be required to disclose old or minor criminal offences when applying for jobs.
Edwards Duthie Shamash were again successful in obtaining a Costs Award against the Crown Prosecution Service on behalf of two clients involved in criminal proceedings. Both were acquitted of serious offences of dishonesty.
Edwards Duthie Shamash succeeded in having a caution removed for a client following a domestic incident with his wife.
Edwards Duthie Shamash were successful in obtaining a costs award against the Crown Prosecution Service for just over £13,000 following our clients’ acquittal in Crown Court proceedings. Both had been accused of stealing monies from an elderly relative.
Edwards Duthie Shamash were recently successful in securing an acquittal in a very serious drugs trial conducted at Blackfriars Crown Court. The Defendant was charged with being concerned with the fraudulent importation of heroin and cocaine said to be in the region of approximately £25m.
It would have caught most people’s notice that the famous entertainer, Ant McPartlin, was recently fined £86,000 having pleaded guilty to drink -driving. This was a record in terms of being the largest fine ever imposed for an offence of this kind.