August 7, 2019

Sarah Taite obtains acquittal in serious sex case

Sarah Taite, instructed by Old Bailey Solicitors, achieves a unanimous acquittal of her 17 year old client, charged with rape of a woman, after a six […]
July 20, 2019

Amanda Clarke successful in the Crown Court

Amanda Clarke at Hove Crown Court successfully appealed conviction and sentence in an Education Act 1996 “non-attendance at school” case.  She also secured a Third Party Costs […]
July 20, 2019

Richard Barton secures convictions in complex sex abuse case.

Richard Barton, briefed by RASSO London, obtained guilty verdicts on all 12 counts relating to non-recent familial sexual abuse after a two week trial.  The case […]
July 4, 2019

Laura Buchan in the Court of Appeal

Laura Buchan, originally instructed by JBR Morgan, has had her client’s sentence substantially reduced in the Court of Appeal. Appearing before Lord Justice Bean, Mr Justice […]
July 1, 2019

Westgate brewery tour and charity fundraising

On Friday evening Members of Westgate Chambers and guests enjoyed the hospitality of Miles Jenner at Harvey’s Brewery, who provided us with one of his fascinating […]
July 1, 2019

His Honour Judge Niblett

All at Westgate Chambers send our best wishes to Judge Anthony Niblett on his retirement.  Philip Meredith made a suitably humorous, yet moving, speech on behalf […]
June 12, 2019

Amanda Clarke makes successful Human Rights application

Westgate Family Law specialist, Amanda Clarke, makes successful application under Human Rights Act 1998. She said “I came to the Bar to try to make a […]
June 5, 2019

Louise Walls successfully prosecutes online troll

Louise Walls successfully prosecuted a multi-day appeal concerning harassment on facebook and racially aggravated malicious communications. Mr Redmond accused the victim of being a paedophile over a period of 8 months […]
May 20, 2019

Westgate Chambers cricket team

Westgate cricket team played their annual fixture against the Gentlemen of Lewes on Sunday. It was, as ever, played in the best spirit of the game, […]
May 13, 2019

More members of Westgate Chambers appearing in courts in Wales

Maria Hancock and John Hatton have concluded representing a father in Care Proceedings in Cardiff.   Richard Barton, Joint Head of Chambers, said “With their client […]