News: Serious Violent & Sexual Crime

Woman found guilty of ‘Medieval duel’ murder of ex husband

Following a 4 week trial at Kingston Crown Court, Asta Juskauskiene was found guilty of murder after she arranged for her...

13th January 2020

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

Stephen Port’s drug dealer convicted of murder

Gerald Matovu was convicted of murder at the Old Bailey; he and his partner Brandan Dunbar targeted their victims through gay...

16th July 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

Couple found guilty of murdering French au pair

Following a trial at the Old Bailey, both Sabrina Kouider and Oussem Medouni have been found guilty of the murder of Sophie...

24th May 2018

Moped robbers guilty of murder

Two teenagers have been convicted of murder, wounding with intent and robbery after a vicious crime spree in Maida Vale,...

21st May 2018

Man jailed for Finsbury Park murder

Kasim Lewis today pleaded guilty to the murder of Iuliana Tudos on Christmas Eve 2017; her body was found by friends in a...

17th May 2018

Report into Cyril Smith and the sexual abuse of children in Rochdale

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse published its report into the investigation of Cambridge House Boys' Hostel,...

12th April 2018

Hours cut for Juju

A nightclub in Chelsea, popular with celebrities has had its opening hours reduced and various other conditions imposed upon...

14th March 2018

The “body in the freezer” – uncle convicted of double rape and murder

Mujahid Arshid has been convicted of the kidnap, rape and brutal murder of his niece, and the rape and attempted murder of a...

15th February 2018