Featured Case: R v G
Nigel Richardson, consultant and former senior partner, was instructed for a high profile appeal against conviction on behalf of a gin heir. He was convicted in the magistrates’ court of assaulting his 93 year old mother. His conviction was successfully overturned following an appeal to the Crown Court.
Featured Case: R v X
Nigel Richardson acted on behalf of a man who had been convicted of raping his wife. An appeal was mounted on the basis of fresh evidence resulting in the conviction being successfully overturned and a re-trial being ordered. Following conviction at the second trial, a second appeal against appeal was lodged on the basis of the inadequacy of the Judge’s summing up. Once again the conviction successfully was overturned and no retrial ordered.
Featured Case: R v Y
Gary Monks, Partner was instructed in the successful appeal against conviction of a man accused of sexually assaulting a young female relative while she was aged seven years old. Mr Monks worked closely with experienced counsel Ben Newton of Doughty Street Chambers to undertake a careful analysis of the language used by the trial Judge. This demonstrated that he hadn’t dealt with the case impartially and then went on to misdirect the jury in relation to the evidence.
Featured Case: R v C
Partner Graeme Hydari instructed in a terrorism case before the Supreme Court dealing with the definition of the offence under section 4 of the Explosives Act 1883.
Featured Case: R v S
Associate Caroline Liggins was instructed to act on behalf of a man convicted of murder at the Old Bailey. Representation was transferred from another firm of solicitors after conviction, but before sentence. Ms Liggins stepped in at late notice and worked with experienced counsel to prepare mitigation. Our client received a sentence significantly lower than expected, and Ms Liggins is now working on an appeal against conviction.