News: Alisdair Williamson QC

Metropolitan Police officer cleared of causing moped rider’s death during chase

Alisdair Williamson QC and Edmund Gritt secured complete acquittals for a serving Metropolitan Police officer accused of...

12th October 2021

Inquest finds man shot dead by Police was lawfully killed

The Inquest into the death of Richard Cottier has concluded with the finding that he was lawfully killed. Mr Cottier had...

9th June 2021

Not guilty verdict in Winchester Crown Court murder trial

The defendant in a murder trial at Winchester Crown Court has been found not guilty by reason of insanity, after standing...

11th February 2021

Jury retires in Essex lorry manslaughter trial

After 10 weeks, the jury in the trial of the four suspects surrounding the deaths of 39 Vietnamese nationals, have retired to...

11th December 2020

Alisdair Williamson QC named Barrister of the Week by The Lawyer

Alisdair Williamson QC has been named ‘Barrister of the Week’ by The Lawyer, published 4th December. Alisdair recently...

4th December 2020

Ex-Freshfields partner wins High Court appeal against misconduct finding

In a landmark case on regulatory overreach, Alisdair Williamson QC has successfully overturned in the High Court, the SDT’s...

27th November 2020

High Profile SRA Appeal Begins In High Court

Alisdair Williamson QC today appears in the High Court in the high-profile and important professional discipline case of...

20th October 2020

Essex lorry manslaughter trial begins

The trial of the suspects surrounding the deaths of 39 Vietnamese nationals who were found in a lorry trailer begins at the...

5th October 2020

Officers cleared of misconduct over death of Sean Rigg in custody

Five police officers were cleared of all allegations concerning the death of Sean Rigg in custody over 10 years ago. ...

1st March 2019

Alisdair Williamson QC co-author to CBA report into the working of Section 41

Alisdair Williamson QC is a co-author of the shortly to be published CBA report into the working of section 41, which governs...

12th November 2018