R v NS – Kingston Crown Court


Hannah represented a client at first appearance and PTPH for Possession with Intent to Supply Class A – Cocaine. At first appearance Hannah indicated on behalf of the client that he did not accept supply, but accepted possession. Numerous disclosure requests were made at first appearance.

The matter was sent to the Crown Court, and at the first hearing at Kingston Crown Court the Crown accepted a plea to possession (without any intention to supply) of cocaine.

If convicted of PWITS cocaine the client would have received a sentence of around 4 years. Following plea to simple possession he received a fine of £250 along with costs and victim surcharge of £82.

Hannah was instructed by Sean O’Brien of Powell Spencer and Partners Solicitors

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