Ameen Jogee convicted in retrial after successful joint enterprise appeal

A man whose murder conviction was quashed by the Supreme Court in a landmark ruling on joint enterprise has been convicted of manslaughter. Ameen Jogee “egged on” Mohammed Hirsi to stab former policeman Paul Fyfe after an argument. In 2012, both were jailed for murder but the Supreme Court ruled the joint enterprise law had […]

Revenge porn: More than 200 prosecuted under new law

More than 200 people have been prosecuted under a new revenge porn law, a Crown Prosecution Service report on crimes against women shows. Data for England and Wales also show rape, domestic abuse and sex offences account for almost a fifth of the total CPS workload, with prosecutions and convictions at record levels. The CPS […]

Congratulations to Tom Oates

We would like to congratulate Tom Oates on becoming a partner at Bhatia Best on 1st August 2016. Tom runs our Mansfield Criminal Department and is an exceptional criminal practitioner. Mansfield born and bred, Tom brings a wealth of expertise to our Mansfield office and has very quickly built up a significant criminal following. On […]