Following a three week trial at Sheffield Crown Court Samuel Green QC instructed by the prosecution has secured convictions against two defendants who were charged with Murder. The defendants received mandatory life sentences with minimum terms set at 19 and 16 years. The case has been reported on in the media and you can read about it here
Andrew Nixon has been instructed by a Local Authority this week in a Court of Protection case involving deprivation of liberty.
Hannah Lynch has this week been dealing with an interesting case, the issues being whether the Courts in England and Wales or the Courts in Scotland have jurisdiction of two children. The case was heard before Mrs Justice Lieven for a contested hearing.
Denise Breen-Lawton has been instructed by the prosecution in a Death by Dangerous driving case. This case is to be heard at York Crown Court.
Jessica Heggie has represented a client this week who was charged with 2 counts of perverting the course of justice, Harassment and 4 assaults. The Prosecution dropped the perverting the course of justice charges on day one of trial and Jess managed to secure a short custodial sentence for her client meaning that with time spent on remand they stand a chance of being released before Christmas.
Ayesha Smart has this week been instructed to represent a defendant charged with multiple offenses of a serious sexual nature. The case is to be heard at York Crown Court
Following a 6 day trial at Leeds Crown Court, Alasdair Campbell, instructed by Kirklees Council has secured a guilty verdict for a defendant charged with Fraud.
Jeremy Barnett has been instructed to advise a firm of solicitors in relation to a corporate restructure, the essence of which will be to move a number of clients and other assets from one company (regulated by the FCA) to another (regulated by the SRA).
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