Jennifer Oborne prosecuted a case involving a 73 year old pensioner who walked into the Sevenoaks branch of Santander with a false “explosive device”. He handed a note to the cashier demanding that notes from the bank are left in an alleyway behind the store.
He was today found guilty of blackmail, driving whilst disqualified and taking a vehicle without consent. He will be sentenced in November.
Laura Herbert’s submissions described by Mr Justice Cranston as ‘cogent and attractive’.
Acting for the appellant in a case stated at the High Court arguing to prevent extension of admissibility of res gestae evidence (999 call), distinguishing Barnaby v DPP  EWHC 232 (Admin).