Monthly Archives: July 2015

A repeat fatality results in a high fine for an animal processing company

John Pointon and Sons of Cheddleton, Staffordshire an animal processing company have been ordered to pay £660,000 and substantial costs after a welder died working on an industrial oven. On…

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FCA v X (2015-2016): EURIBOR rate manipulation

  Advising trader formerly of major international bank re. alleged dishonest manipulation of the Euribor rate

Category: Cases |

Youth found not guilty

A 16 year old, was acquitted of raping his girlfriend of the same age. He was represented by Tracy Ayling QC instructed by Widdows Mason.

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Michael Levy secures acquittal in conspiracy to pervert the course of justice

Michael Levy has secured the acquittal of his client in a large scale conspiracy to pervert the course of justice. Attempts were made to frighten a solicitor out of giving…

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Natural England v Day

Richard Matthews QC appeared in the Court of Appeal in a challenge to the strict liability causation test in environmental offending and concerning the sentencing of individuals for environmental offences.

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Police Officer Acquitted

Retired Specialist Firearms Officer Anthony Long was acquitted of the charge of murder of Azelle Rodney at the Central Criminal Court. He was represented by Ian Stern QC and Dean…

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