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The 36 Group ranks as a leading set in Chambers & Partners Guide 202419th October 2023
Mary Prior KC and Sally Hobson have been awarded a Chief Crown Prosecutor’s Commendation11th October 2023
The 36 Group welcomes four new pupils 3rd October 2023
The 36 Group welcome new tenants following successful pupillage2nd October 2023
Mary Prior KC Appointed Head of 36 Crime28th September 2023
36 Crime are recruiting Probationary Tenants7th September 2023
Mary Prior KC elected Vice Chair of The Criminal Bar Association14th July 2023
Legal 500 Awards 202313th July 2023
Mary Prior KC elected Vice Chair of the Criminal Law Bar Association13th July 2023
36 Crime are recruiting Probationary Tenants8th February 2023
36 Crime Summer 2022 Newsletter16th August 2022
Her Majesty The Queen8th August 2022
Court of Appeal decision on householder defence2nd August 2022
Whole life orders - guideline case29th July 2022
Joanna O'Connell10th June 2022
Court of Appeal upholds sentence in youth stabbing24th May 2022
36 Crime Autumn 2021 Newsletter15th November 2021
Chambers and Partners 2022 rankings21st October 2021
The 36 Group Advocacy Competition16th October 2021
The Legal 500 (Legalease) 2022 rankings1st October 2021
10000 Black Interns Programme13th September 2021
The 36 Group win the Chambers of the Year Award at the 2020/21 Leicestershire Law Society Awards6th September 2021
The 36 Group shortlisted for three UK Bar Awards 20211st September 2021
36 Crime Summer 2021 Newsletter28th June 2021
36 Crime are recruiting27th April 2021
36 Crime Spring 2021 Newsletter17th March 2021
Simon Ash to be appointed to Her Majesty’s Counsel16th March 2021
Simon Ash appointed to the Queen's Counsel 16th March 2021
36 Crime are recruiting29th January 2021
36 Crime Winter Newsletter14th January 2021
Nadeem Holland appointed to the Serious Fraud Office Panel 7th January 2021
Samuel Skinner appointed to the Serious Fraud Office Panel7th January 2021
Mary Prior QC secures acquittal in murder trial1st December 2020
The Pupillage Gateway 2020 30th November 2020
Diana Wilson joins 36 Crime20th November 2020
Mary Prior QC wins Woman of the Year at the Women in Law Awards 202011th November 2020
2020 Advocacy Competition14th October 2020
Mary Prior QC secures acquittal for the youngest ever child accused of terrorism9th October 2020
36 Crime Autumn Newsletter25th September 2020
36 Crime are recruiting9th September 2020
Women in Law Awards 20203rd September 2020
36 Crime Summer Newsletter21st July 2020
John Cammegh QC speaks to journalist Philip Ingram MBE on the fascinating subject of international criminal law and the ICC. 23rd June 2020
The 36 Group - Statement6th June 2020
36 Emergency Powers Group Newsletter2nd June 2020
36 Crime launches an Emergency Powers team31st March 2020
36 Crime Spring Update27th March 2020
Samuel Skinner defended in a recent terrorism trial at Leeds3rd February 2020
Jonathan Cox, John Hallissey and James Bide-Thomas have successfully prosecuted a multi-kilo drug dealing operation 3rd February 2020
Claire Fraser has been appointed as a Legally Qualified Chair for Surrey Policing Area29th January 2020
Grace Hale will take up the position of District Judge27th January 2020
Kate Brunner QC shortlisted for 'First 100 Years Inspirational Woman of the Year' award15th November 2019
Kathryn Howarth and Emilie Pottle represented the Respondent in the Supreme Court case of R v TRA [2019] UKSC 51, in which judgment was delivered on 13th November 201913th November 2019
The 36 Group launch in Cyprus12th November 2019
David Herbert QC and Claire Fraser successfully prosecute a man accused of murder, rape and arson.7th November 2019
David Herbert QC and John Hallissey successfully prosecute 5 men 4th November 2019
David Herbert QC and John Hallissey successfully prosecute 5 men accused of murder4th November 2019
Sam Skinner awarded a Chief Crown Prosecutor’s commendation 30th September 2019
Mary Prior QC selected as a Bar Council Social Mobility Advocate30th September 2019
36 Crime in Legal 50027th September 2019
36 Crime Autumn Newsletter11th September 2019
New Heads of Chambers at The 36 Group10th September 2019
Grace Hale secures conviction for Nottingham Railway fire14th August 2019
Mary Loram QC and Samuel Skinner secure conviction in murder case25th July 2019
Kathryn Howarth appointed to Attorney General's C Panel19th July 2019
API Test12th July 2019
36 Crime members in the Supreme Court28th June 2019
Kathryn Howarth speaks on a panel at the Human Rights Lawyers Association event at Hogan Lovells about the prosecution of international crimes in the UK 19th June 2019
36 Crime welcomes new members2nd June 2019
Kate Brunner appointed as Leader Elect of the Western Circuit31st May 2019
36 Crime Summer Newsletter24th May 2019
Grace Hale and James Armstrong-Holmes secure convictions of step-father and mother17th April 2019
Saoirse Townshend successfully represented a very vulnerable victim of human trafficking 22nd March 2019
Steven Evans appointed as Circuit Judge11th March 2019
Georgina Gibbs appointed as Circuit Judge11th March 2019
Rebecca Herbert appointed as Circuit Judge11th March 2019
Saoirse Townshend successfully represents appellant in extradition case6th March 2019
Julie Warburton appointed as Circuit Judge5th February 2019
Sad News from 36 Family24th December 2018
Nicola Moore secures conviction of human trafficker23rd December 2018
Mary Prior QC shortlisted for Regional Silk of the Year5th December 2018
The 36 Group in the latest edition of Chambers and Partners1st November 2018
John Hallissey and Henry James secure convictions in Modern Slavery case1st November 2018
James Keeley Successfully prosecutes the first Modern Slavery country lines drugs case involving children5th October 2018
36 Crime has a vacancy for a probationary tenant (3rd Six) to start immediately11th September 2018
John Hallissey leading James McLernon both instructed by CPS CCU West Mids secure 25 year sentence14th August 2018
Rebecca Herbert successfully prosecuted a serving firearms officer with the Leicestershire police26th July 2018
Sarah Knight secures 18 year jail sentence for man convicted of raping a 4 year old child & continuing those attacks over a 2 year period. 2nd July 2018
An announcement from 36 Crime25th June 2018
Grace Hale secures acquittal of deaf defendant7th June 2018
Saoirse Townshend and Florence Iveson before the Lord Chief Justice7th June 2018
Sarah Gaunt, working with CPS West Mids, secures 16 year sentence6th June 2018
Mary Loram QC and William Harbage QC successfully defendant husband and wife on charges of murder5th June 2018
Mary Loram QC and Caroline Bray, working with East Midlands CPS and East Midlands CID Serious and Organised Crime Team, convict 5 defendants for their involvement in a drug-related shooting.5th June 2018
Rebecca Herbert working with the CPS Complex Case Unit & Nottinghamshire Police secures conviction of female social worker2nd June 2018
Cybercrime expert Kevin Barry secures 10 year prison sentence26th May 2018
Rebecca Herbert working with CPS East Midlands secures 22 year sentence23rd May 2018
John Lloyd Jones QC and Kevin Barry – Defence confiscation success – reduction of available amount from £8 million to just £650,00023rd May 2018
36 Crime announces no returns action18th May 2018
Mary Prior QC appointed as Recorder18th April 2018
36 Crime – Statement in Response to the AGFS proposals due to take effect from 01.04.1829th March 2018
International drug dealers of a serious calibre successfully prosecuted by David Herbert QC and Jonathan Cox28th March 2018
Martin Kingerley and Kate Tompkins appointed as Recorders22nd March 2018
Rebecca Herbert successfully prosecuted the trial of child sex offender Keith Chapman at Nottingham Crown Court19th March 2018
Nicola Moore secures convictions against 5 Defendants for firearms offences21st February 2018
James Keeley secures conviction of rapist3rd February 2018
Katya Saudek assists in clearing 17 year old school boy of rape3rd February 2018
William Harbage QC secures conviction in 'Body in the suitcase' murder2nd February 2018
Christopher Donnellan QC and Paul Prior prosecute 1993 murderer1st February 2018
Emilie Pottle appointed to Attorney General's Panel30th January 2018
The 36 Group speak to Lawyer Monthly about some of the major changes to the legal Market in 2017 and what impact this will have to the legal industry in 201823rd January 2018
John Lloyd-Jones QC and Simon Ash successfully prosecuted three defendants for false imprisonment, manslaughter, and perverting the course of justice23rd January 2018
Julie Warburton of 36 Crime at the 36 Group successfully prosecutes a trio for trafficking girls 3rd January 2018
36 crime is delighted to announce that Mary Loram has been successful in her application for Silk. 21st December 2017
James Keeley successfully represented a police officer who was in danger of losing her career. 8th December 2017
Death of 5-year-old Charlie Dunn at Bosworth Water Park6th December 2017
Kevin Barry secures conviction of carer who tried to bludgeon & stab 90 year old widow to death2nd November 2017
Two Hungarian men lured to Leicester with promise of work, but man kept them as slaves16th October 2017
Four members of 36 Crime Team involved in UK teen hacker launching attacks on FBI & CIA Chiefs6th October 2017
James Keeley writes on the 2017 London Marathon28th September 2017
Florence Iveson for prosecution in extradition proceedings involving kidnapping of model Chloe Ayling26th September 2017
Grace Hale prosecutes former Director of Education25th September 2017
Grace Hale persuades Court to suspend a sentence of imprisonment 25th September 2017
Grace Hale successfully prosecutes 52 year old man for a number of sexual offences 22nd September 2017
Jonathan Cox and John Hallissey awarded Deputy Chief Constable’s Commendation21st September 2017
Breaking the silence18th September 2017
Mary Prior QC secures acquittal of a 14 year old defendant with autism who was charged with attempted murder21st August 2017
Simon Ash successfully prosecutes man who recklessly transmitted HIV16th August 2017
James Keeley Successfully Prosecutes Man Who Forced Romanian Woman To Work As A Sex Slave2nd August 2017
Mary Prior QC speaks at ALC Rape Conference 201718th July 2017
Rebecca Herbert successfully prosecuted two teaching assistants14th July 2017
James K Keeley prosecutes machete wielding trio6th July 2017
James Keeley secures 91-Year-Old Former Headmasters Acquittal5th July 2017
John Hallissey successfully prosecutes defendants charged with forced labour, slavery and fraud5th July 2017
Publication of the Independent Jersey Care Inquiry Report3rd July 2017
John Hallissey successfully prosecutes A Leicester mother12th June 2017
Brexiteer Bottler12th June 2017
John Lloyd-Jones QC and Mary Loram convict two defendants of murder5th June 2017
James Petts wins 'Best Team Photo' at the London Legal Walk 201731st May 2017
The 36 Group take part in London Legal Walk25th May 2017
36 Crime Probationary Tenancy Vacancy2nd May 2017
We are pleased to welcome Steven Newbery to The 36 Group as Business Development Manager (Commercial & Civil)2nd May 2017
Kevin Barry Prosecutes sentence in huge Halal meat fraud20th April 2017
Matthew Lowe secures acquittal5th April 2017
Turkey sold as Halal lamb - £300,000 meat fraud10th March 2017
Attorney General's 'C' Panel (Public International)3rd March 2017
Emilie Pottle led by Mark Summers QC in Lithuanian human trafficking appeal2nd March 2017
Success in the Administrative Court for Emilie Pottle in important Extradition case concerning the doctrine of "judicial notice2nd March 2017
Cybercrime Seminar - 16th March 201727th February 2017
Kevin Barry and Paul Prior involved in 'Meat Company Scam' case21st February 2017
Crime gang bringing deadly military guns into Leicestershire jailed for 110 years31st January 2017
Richard Wilson QC writes on the Brexit Supreme Court Judgment 26th January 2017
Matthew Lowe prosecutes fraudsters jailed for Next Directory log-in scam23rd January 2017
Matthew Lowe involved in £1m 'Next scam'20th January 2017
New Silk Announcement 12th January 2017
Christopher Donnellan QC prosecuted the case of the killing of Nicola Cross by Marcin Porczynski19th December 2016
Nicola Moore secures convictions12th December 2016
Julie Warburton secures acquittal for young musician18th November 2016
James Armstrong-Holmes secures convictions in drug fuelled robbery and wounding with intent18th November 2016
Associate Members of The 36 Group receive Pro Bono Award7th November 2016
36Crime in Chambers and Partners4th November 2016
Amjad Malik QC represented Michael Danaher in his murder trial at Oxford Crown Court.25th October 2016
UK Prosecutions under the United Nations Convention against Torture and questions of immunities6th October 2016
The 36 Group sponsor 'Law Firm Of The Year' award3rd October 2016
Alison Lambert Successfully obtains 'Car Cruise' injunction29th September 2016
Verdict on Ameen Jogee6th September 2016
Drugs gang jailed for ‘flooding’ Grantham with heroin and cocaine.2nd September 2016
36 Crime Recruitment17th August 2016
Christopher Donnellan QC & Mary Loram prosecute Edward Tenniswood9th August 2016
Kathryn Howarth successfully represents the Croatian judicial authorities in securing the extradition of an alleged war criminal3rd June 2016
John Lloyd-Jones QC & Kathryn Howarth, after seven week trial, successfully prosecute large-scale conspiracies to supply illegal workers to the construction industry.26th May 2016
The 36 Group win Chambers of the Year18th May 2016
Mary Loram successfully prosecutes paedophile in “one of the worst cases of child abuse”.14th April 2016
Fraud and Cyber–crime committed every FOUR seconds in the UK1st April 2016
Georgina Gibbs successfully prosecutes a serving Metropolitan police officer for sexual offence.14th January 2016
Rebecca Herbert appointed as Chair of the Police Appeals Tribunal.8th January 2016
Excellent review for ‘The Criminal Judicial Review : a Practitioner’s Guide’ from Counsel magazine, September 20153rd September 2015
After a three week trial, John Lloyd–Jones QC and Mary Loram successfully prosecute Northants Detective Constable for beating his wife to death.1st September 2015