The defence of Alan Lord, accused and found not guilty of the murder of an inmate during the Strangeways Prison Riot.
The Penny Black Murder. Our client was Damien Noonan, found not guilty of the murder of ‘White Tony’ Johnson. This case signalled the beginning of Manchester’s infamous ‘Gunchester’ era.
Our murder solicitors defended Warren Allen, wrongfully accused of the murder of Kelvin Easton, the so called 'unavenged killing' that led to the shooting of Mark Duggan by the Metropolitan Police, sparking the London Riots.
The alleged murder of a rapper and CBBC TV Actor for which police launched an international social media campaign.
The Supreme Court murder case of Hookway, which led to the Police Bail Crisis of 2011, then rush emergency legislation by the government, and finally the reform of bail law under the Policing and Crime Act 2017.
Representation of several defendants in criminal proceedings resulting from the Rotherham sexual abuse scandal.
Our client was accused of downloading and viewing indecent images. On the advice of his previous lawyers he had already pleaded guilty. He was not guilty of the offences, and our solicitors applied to have his guilty pleas cancelled or ‘vacated’.
Our client was an abuse survivor who had developed a pornography habit which included viewing indecent images. We liaised with his counsellor to show the court the progress he was making, and he was given a community order.