News: Crime

Royalty protection officer cleared

An SO14 Royalty Protection Officer was cleared by unanimous jury verdict in allegations of assault of a fare dodger and...

8th December 2014

Not guilty verdicts in phone hacking trial

Neil Saunders was sole counsel for Charlie Brooks in the 8 month trial at the Old Bailey. He was assisted by Louise Hodges,...

25th June 2014

Rebekah Brooks’ former PA found not guilty

Cheryl Carter, the former PA of Rebekah Brooks was found not guilty at the conclusion of the 8 month phone hacking trial. ...

24th June 2014

Control orders quashed

The Court of Appeal quashed control orders against two suspected terrorists, one of whom is currently on the run having...

6th May 2014

Cyber gang sentenced

Ten members of a cyber gang, headed by Tony Colston Hayter which plundered £1.25m from British banks through the use of...

28th April 2014

Prison van escapee cleared of murder

John Anslow, a convicted drug dealer who had previously escaped from a prison van on his way to court, has been cleared of...

31st March 2014

Blackpool decision on Early Morning Restriction Order

The licensing committee of Blackpool Council has unanimously decided not to recommend the imposition of an Early Morning...

10th February 2014

Hung jury in Briscoe trial

The jury was unable to reach verdicts in the trial of Constance Briscoe, a barrister accused of perverting the course of...

3rd February 2014

Gambling addict convicted of murder of oil executive

Rakesh Bhayani was today convicted of the murder of the former Libya-based oil executive Carole Waugh. His co-defendant,...

28th November 2013

News of the World trial commences at the Old Bailey

The trial of eight defendants for allegations arising from the phone-hacking scandal, which led to the closure of the News Of...

30th October 2013