News: Crime

Man jailed for killing father

Sean Maurice was jailed for manslaughter by reason of loss of control after stabbing his father 33 times. Bill Emlyn Jones...

27th January 2023

No case to answer in protest trial

On 25 January, District Judge Zani accepted a submission of no case to answer at the close of the prosecution case in a trial...

27th January 2023

PC David Carrick pleads guilty to multiple serious sexual offences

PC David Carrick, a serving Metropolitan Police Officer, has pleaded guilty to 49 counts of serious sexual and allied...

16th January 2023

Metropolitan Police officer cleared at Old Bailey after pursuit deaths

Patrick Gibbs KC and Ailsa Williamson represented PC Edward Welch who was cleared by a jury at the Central Criminal Court of...

8th December 2022

Court overturns US claim to military jurisdiction in death by careless driving case

Airman first class Mikayla Hayes will face prosecution for causing the death of a motorcyclist by careless driving, following...

23rd November 2022

Murder Conviction – 42 years after the crime

42 years on from committing the crime, John Paul walked into Hammersmith Police Station to confess to murdering Anthony Bird...

10th November 2022

Tristan Bullock acquitted of murder

Tristan Bullock, 19 at the relevant time, was tried at the Old Bailey for murder along with two co-defendants Darius Kwakye...

28th October 2022

Modern slavery trial stayed as an abuse of process

Ryan Dowding acted alone for a 17-year-old facing trial on two counts of having required other children to engage in forced...

8th September 2022

Supreme Court Judgment handed down in R v Andrewes

Jonathan Ashley-Norman KC appeared on behalf of the Respondent before the Supreme Court on Wednesday 22 June in the...

18th August 2022

Court of Appeal overturn the conviction of a serving police officer

The Court of Appeal has quashed an assault conviction of a serving police officer. Kevin Baumber and Kiera Oluwunmi appeared...

10th August 2022