Somsul Hoque

Somsul has over 10 years’ experience in dealing with Crown Court matters, ranging from Grievous Bodily Harm (GBH) to high profile Murder and Terrorism cases.


Charity worker acquitted of terrorism offences

Our Terrorism team in Special Casework, headed by Senior Partner Richard Egan, supported by Vajahat Sharif and Somsul Hoque, have secured the acquittal of a charity worker accused of terrorism offences.  Mr Pervez Rafiq from Huddersfield, was facing allegations of using convoys to provide financial and material support to extremists in Syria along with three others. It… Read more »

Acquittal for Tuckers client in high profile “beheading” case

In a case that has been widely reported in the media, Haseeb Hamayoon, who denied playing any part in planning a beheading attack was cleared by a judge at the Old Bailey after the jury could not reach a verdict at a retrial. Somsul Hoque and Vajahat Sharif represented Mr Hamayoon from the Tuckers’ Special… Read more »

“Grooming” for Jihad

Tuckers acting for defendants accused of grooming individuals for terrorism

Conspiracy to cause explosions

Conspiracy to cause explosions

Airline “Liquid Bomb” Plot

Tuckers act in relation to alleged ‘airline liquid bomb plot’

Tuckers act in successful in defence of Usman Saddique

Man accused of involvement in terrorism cleared