Monthly Archives: February 2020

Allan Compton and Charlotte Brewer secure acquittals for murder and aggravated burglary


Allan Compton and Charlotte Brewer, instructed by Derik Lamont of JSP Solicitors acted for D who had been charged with murder and aggravated burglary. In August 2019, D was acquitted…

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Louise Sweet QC “Safeguarding, chaperones, and sexual allegations”


In February 2020, the general practitioner Manesh Shah, received three life sentences for sexually assaulting his patients. The assaults involved carrying out “invasive examinations for his own gratification.” [1] Shah…

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Louise Sweet QC “Safeguarding, chaperones, and sexual allegations”


Louise Sweet QC and Dr Gerarda write on how medical practitioners can safeguard themselves against sexual allegation. For further details see the BMJ opinion.

Category: News |

Hanna Llewelyn-Waters lectures prosecutors in the Turks and Caicos


Hanna Llewellyn-Waters is lecturing on 7th February in the Turk & Caicos Islands on the investigation and prosecution of offences involving children.  The lecture forms part of a two week…

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