All Barristers

Jeremy Benson QC

Year called:

1978. Appointed Queen's Counsel: 2001

Crime (Murder)

R v D & others (2018) Five defendants, all under 18 at the time of the offence, involved in a group stabbing in East London. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-46652037 

R v DD & others (2018) Murder in Boston (Lincs). Multi-handed. Complex DNA and blood spatter evidence. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-lincolnshire-45130662 

Tax

Umaad Butt v HMRC [2019] EWCA Civ 554. Civil penalty imposed on director.

Judicial Review

R (Parashar) v Sunderland Magistrates’ Court [2019] EWHC 514 (Admin)

Gives guidance as to when it is appropriate to apply for judicial review during the interlocutory stages of proceedings in the Magistrates Court.

DPP v S [2018] EWHC 544 (Admin)

“Best evidence rule” and the use of copy documents.

R (on the application of Decani) v City of London Magistrates’ Court [2017] EWHC 3422 (Admin)

R (on the application of Bourne) v Scarborough Magistrates’ Court [2017] EWHC 2828 (Admin)

DPP v Manchester and Salford Magistrates Court and Blakeley & Whyte [2017] EWHC 1708 (Admin)

R (on the application of Hassani) v West London Magistrates Court [2017] EWHC 1270 (Admin)

R (on the application of Jordan Russell Towers) v the Criminal Cases Review Tribunal.