Mark Ford successfully defends client charged with conspiracy to possess firearms with intent to endanger life

Following a trial at the Liverpool Crown Court lasting over 3 months, the client of Mark Ford, James Bennett, was acquitted of conspiracy to possess firearms with intent to endanger life, conspiracy to transfer prohibited firearms and conspiracies to supply drugs of Class A and C.

The prosecution alleged that Mr Bennett had been concerned, with others, in the supply of several guns, including an Uzi sub-machine gun, shotguns and semi-automatic pistols over a 16 month period, during the course of which one of the firearms was used in a shooting in Liverpool.

Those defendants who pleaded guilty or were convicted after trial are to be sentenced later in the year.

Mark Ford is an expert barrister, regularly featured in the legal guides, who specialises in all aspects of criminal law. Including, but not limited to: Fraud, Money Laundering, Murder, Manslaughter, Organised Crime/Large Scale Conspiracies, Drugs Offences, Serious Sexual Offences, Abuse of Process, Serious Motoring Offences, Regulatory work and Inquests.

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