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16th Feb 2016News

Killer of unborn child is jailed for life

Jonathan Rees QC and Zubair Ahmad prosecuted Kevin Wilson and Taffari Grant for child destruction – they attacked Malorie Bantala, who was 32 weeks pregnant with Wilson’s child. Both denied involvement but were convicted at the Central Criminal Court on 17/12/15 and were sentenced on 11th February. Wilson was given a life sentence. Jonathan and […]

10th Feb 2016News

Orlando Pownall QC and Gudrun Young defend in Adam Johnson trial

The trial of Adam Johnson, Sunderland and England winger, commences on Wednesday 10th February before His Honour Judge Rose at Bradford Crown Court. The midfielder from Castle Eden, County Durham, is charged with 3 counts of sexual activity with a girl aged 15 at the time of the alleged offences, said to have taken place […]

4th Feb 2016News

Christopher Ware acts for the FA against three players for breaching FA conduct rules

Christopher Ware appeared on behalf of the FA securing bans against, Tyler Weir, Scott Spencer and Zephaniah Thomas. They admitted breaching FA rules by failing to immediately report to The FA, an approach by a third party seeking to influence the outcome or conduct of a match or competition. It is important to note that […]