Appeal against Extradition to Poland successful

Our client who served 41 weeks of a 52 week sentence successfully appealed against a order by Westminster Magistrates court for his extradition to Poland to serve the remainder of his sentence. Our Solicitor Chloe Hingley, instructing Danielle Barden of 5 St Andrew’s Hill argued that the warrant was disproportionate and a breach of our client’s Article 8 (right … Continued

Team BSB raising funds for The London Legal Support Trust

The team at BSB are again looking forward to joining hundreds of other teams in participating  the London Legal Walk on 17th June, in aid of the London Legal Support Trust which every year raises hundreds of thousands of pounds for legal advice charities. We would encourage all of our friends, clients and suppliers to sponsor us … Continued

Mental Health and Criminal Law

Mental Health is a complicated business. Conditions are not easy to diagnose, doctors can disagree on which disorder a person is suffering from, or even if they have a mental health condition at all. Those with mental disorders might have a host of specific needs in court on top of those of the typical defendant. … Continued

Proposals to pre record cross examination of rape complainants

Hannah Wilson reports on the debate over the proposals to video record cross examination of complainant’s evidence. http://thejusticegap.com/2017/03/rape-victims-spared-ordeal-giving-evidence-court/ Related Services: Sexual Offences Solicitors

Partner Jim Skelsey runs The London Marathon

For a second year running , BSB Criminal Defence Partner Jim Skelsey will be running over 26 in record Temperatures raising funds for a local charity Last year Jim completed the Marathon in under four hours in aid of The Stroke Association. This year his chosen cause is the Woodcraft Folk,  the co-operative children and young people’s … Continued

Why Criminal Justice Matters ?

Partner Jonathan Black features on a panel discussion in relation to issues raised in The Secret Barrister’s Book – The Law and How it is Broken Footage of the event can be seen here  

Join our team

BSB Solicitors are looking to expand our team working from our busy Central London Offices. A well established Criminal Defence Practice, based in central London, we are looking to recruit a hardworking and personable criminal defence lawyer. The ideal candidate will be someone with a genuine passion for the work and the impact that it … Continued

Insider fraud: the usual suspects

Security threats are a growing concern across all sectors, and organisations face an ongoing battle to ensure their sensitive information is secure. Often, though, a critical data breach will originate from within a business rather than outside of it. So how does insider fraud happen, and can it be prevented? A typical organisation loses 5% … Continued

BSB lawyers ranked again in Chambers Directory

Chambers and Partners have released their 2017 Rankings of the legal profession We are delighted that Partner Jonathan Black has been recognised in this year’s guide as a ranked lawyer for London crime specialists Jonathan Black Chambers & Partners Profile