Professional Landscape Gardener Acquitted of Possessing a Bladed Article
Liam Kotrie successfully defended a client accused of carrying a bladed article in a public place.
Woman caught up in large scale drugs case - discontinued
Our client, a professional female, was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to supply class A drugs following the arrest and remand of her partner.
Our lawyer advised at interview and made strong representations to police who decided to take no further action.
Mary Monson Solicitors client cleared of conspiracy to commit GBH with intent
Mary Monson Solicitors client has case dropped at Birmingham Crown Court following the discovery of serious flaws in the prosecution evidence.
Client avoids custody after admitting possessing a large machete in a public place
Despite the desire of the courts to send a strong message by jailing individuals found in possession of knives, Mary Monson Solicitors were able to persuade the court to suspend what looked to be an inevitable prison sentence.
Stalking with intent to cause serious distress
Our client avoided a prison sentence when the judge at the initial hearing had considered a sentence of 4 years custody may be appropriate! Following detailed preparation about his mental health and good character, the court decided not to impose an immediate custodial sentence.
Professional avoids custody following a serious allegation of stalking
Mary Monson Solicitors’ client avoids custody following a serious allegation of Stalking. Following detailed preparation in relation to his mental health, circumstances of the offence and previous good character, the court decided not to impose an immediate custodial sentence
Junior Doctor has case investigation dropped following drugs arrest
Our client was a young junior doctor who was alleged to have been in possession of a small amount of a class A substance.
The continuity of the evidence was insufficient to convict. We made this very clear to the officer and his inspector, who eventually agreed to drop the case.
Our client was accused under section 4 of the Public Order Act
Our client was accused under section 4 of the Public Order Act for alleged involvement in a fight between rival football supporters. CCTV showed him to be at the scene, but expert cross-examination by us of the witnesses showed doubt as to whether he was directly involved.
Client was accused of beating up a man outside a pub in Radcliffe after closing time
Our client was one of four men accused of beating up a man outside a pub in Radcliffe after closing time. The victim was in a coma for several weeks, and suffered brain damage.
Two local businessmen were accused of attacking a taxi driver after an argument
Our clients were two local businessmen who were accused of attacking a taxi driver after an argument over the fare. They were found not guilty after trial. The case was thrown out by the judge after Mary Monson cross-examined the prosecution witness.
Our client was charged with robbery of a farmhouse
Our client was charged with robbery of a farmhouse. We conducted a full investigation into all of the prosecution evidence.
Mary Monson Solicitors client has murder allegation dropped by the police
Our client was facing an allegation of the murder of Charlie Singh, who was killed outside a food retailer and a large amount of cash was stolen.
Surgeon accused of an assault has case discontinued at court
Our client was a cardio-thoracic surgeon accused of an assault involving an alleged assault and head butt outside a bar in London, resulting in a hospital admission for the complainant.
Mary Monson Solicitors mercy killing client reduced to manslaughter
Domestic mercy killing. Our client was charged with the murder of his elderly mother who was close to death from cancer. The defendant maintained that he had smothered her as an act of mercy as she was in great pain
Domestic mercy killing
Our client was charged with the murder of his elderly mother who was close to death from cancer. The defendant maintained that he had smothered her as an act of mercy as she was in great pain.
Our client was charged with robbery of two security van robberies
Our client was charged with robbery of two security van robberies. One of the robberies was of £30,000 in cash. The client was also charged with kidnapping, escaping police custody, and theft of a police vehicle.
Appeal against murder conviction - reduced to manslaughter after a retrial
Our client had been convicted of murder in a first trial having been represented by a different firm of solicitors. The prosecution said that he had knifed the victim. On appeal we accepted less intent and therefore manslaughter. The jury agreed - not guilty of murder.
Kelvin Easton murder - linked to the death of Mark Duggan
Our murder solicitors defended Warren Allen, wrongfully accused of the murder of Kelvin Easton, the so called 'unavenged killing' that led to the shooting of Mark Duggan by the Metropolitan Police, sparking the London Riots.
The Strangeways Prison Riot: The 1990s Biggest Criminal Trial
The defence of Alan Lord, accused and found not guilty of the murder of an inmate during the Strangeways Prison Riot.
R v Damien Noonan - The Penny Black Murder
The Penny Black Murder. Our client was Damien Noonan, head doorman of the Haçienda nightclub. He was found not guilty of the murder of ‘White Tony’ Johnson. This case signalled the beginning of Manchester’s infamous ‘Gunchester’ era.