News: Ailsa Williamson

Trial begins for Police Officer charged with murder of former footballer

The trial of Police Officer, Benjamin Monk, began today at Birmingham Crown Court and is expected to last 8 weeks. ...

26th April 2021

Court of Appeal reduce sentence in sexual assault case from 8 years to 5 years

Ailsa Williamson represented the Appellant in this successful appeal against sentence which raised issues about the meaning...

9th December 2019

Allegations of gross misconduct arising from moped collision with police vehicle found not proved

Ailsa Williamson represented a MPS police officer who executed a blocking manoeuvre in an attempt to stop a moped rider who...

9th May 2019

Met Police officer cleared of rape and sexual assault

Metropolitan Police Officer, Carl Blood, was acquitted of charges of rape and sexual assault following a week-long trial at...

16th October 2017

Officers cleared of gross misconduct over the death of a mental health patient

The Panel hearing the Gross Misconduct Hearing for six of the officers involved in the restraint of Olaseni Lewis at the...

10th October 2017

Detective Inspector cleared of gross misconduct

Allegations that a Detective Inspector ignored concerns raised by a Detective Sergeant that there was insufficient evidence...

17th July 2017

Officers cleared of misconduct and gross misconduct

Two officers have been cleared of wrongdoing after transporting a suspect to a police station with a pillow case on his head....

27th April 2017

No jurisdiction to prosecute murder from 35 years ago

An American citizen who was charged with the murder of his American Father in France from 35 years ago, has had the...

16th May 2016

Guidance for Youth Courts on venue in serious offences

The High Court has provided new guidance on whether youths should be tried in the Youth Court or the Crown Court following a...

21st May 2015