Our Team

 

Henscott Solicitors has over 20 years of collective experience in delivering high quality work in all matters pertaining to criminal defence. Allow us to introduce members of our team here. 

 

HARRIET BENSON

Director/Senior Solicitor/Solicitor-Advocate

 

Notable cases - Solicitor with conduct:

 

"Shaken baby" case: Neena Crinnion's client acquitted in murder and manslaughter trial at the Central Criminal Court - 3 Temple Gardens (3tg.co.uk). Outcome: Client found not guilty of all charges.

 

Historic sexual case: Gwen Williamson secures an acquittal in historic sexual (33bedfordrow.co.uk). Outcome: Client found not guilty of all charges.

 

EMI PURI

Director/Senior Solicitor/Solicitor-Advocate

 

Notable cases - Solicitor with conduct:

 

Complex 4-month trial at Old Bailey: Church Court Chambers | Benjamin Aina QC and Maria Karaiskos Conclude an Intense Trial Lasting Almost Four Months at the Old Bailey in Front of The Common Serjeant.

 

 

JONATHAN TYSON

Director/Senior Solicitor

 

"Jonathan has been very, very helpful always available when I need him or have a question will 100% recommend him.

 

Notable cases - Solicitor with conduct:

 

R v E [2020]: Murder trial at Old Bailey. Expert testimony regarding diminished responsibility.

 

R v I [2019]: Incitement racial hatred handled by specialist terrorism department. Outcome: Suspended sentence.

 

R v R [2018]: Charges of Kidnap, False Imprisonment, Blackmail. Outcome: Charges dismissed before trial.

 

R v S [2017]: Attempted Murder. Outcome: Charge dismissed first day of trial.

 

Assault Occasioning Actual Bodily Harm: Shannon Revel has secured the acquittal of a man charged with assault – Great James Street Chambers Outcome: Client found not guilty.

 

THOMAS CHEAM

Associate Solicitor

 

"Thomas' service in our case was nothing short of exemplary from start to finish - he went the extra mile keeping us updated with progress every step of the way, and explained each stage clearly and patiently, allowing us time to ask questions and clarify areas we didn't understand. We wouldn't hesitate to use him again and would wholeheartedly recommend him to anyone! He's without doubt the most friendly, knowledgeable and approachable solicitor we've come across."

 

Notable cases - Solicitor with conduct:

 

R v I [2021] - Coercive behaviour case. Outcome: Charge dismissed before trial.

 

R v O [2020] - Incident of disorder captured on CCTV. Outcome: Defence make successful representations for case to be discontinued.

 

R v W [2020] - Breach of Non-Molestation, Kidnap. Outcome: Crown formally offer no evidence.

 

R v N [2019] - Defendant charged with Perverting Course of Justice. Complex expert witness evidence. Outcome: Crown persuaded to discontinue case.

 

R v D [2019] - Multiple charges pertaining to Class A Drug Supply. Involved referral under National Referral Mechanism. Outcome: Case discontinued following representations.

 

R v B [2019] - Robbery, Attempted Robbery, GBH. Outcome: Client acquitted.

 

R - v  M [2018] - Case involving multiple serious charges including rape, false imprisonment and sexual assault/incident captured on CCTV: 25 Bedford Row on Twitter: "Emma Akuwudike instructed by Tom Cheam of Henscott solicitors successfully represented defendant on multiple counts of rape, false imprisonment and sexual assaults. Part of the incident was captured on cctv. Jury returned speedy NG verdicts on all counts" Outcome: Client found not guilty on all counts.

 

OLUMIDE OJUADE

Assistant Solicitor

 

Telephone number

0208 521 9955

 

 

CECILE BRAMBLE

Solicitor

 

Telephone number

0208 521 9955

 

 

TAYLOR BENJAMIN

Paralegal

 

Telephone number

0208 521 9955

 

 

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