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9th Apr 2019News

Michael Hayton QC Successfully Represents Dr Bawa-Garba

Michael Hayton QC, instructed by Tim Johnson Law, represented Dr Bawa-Garba before the MPTS on 9 April 2019. Dr Bawa-Garba was convicted in 2015 of the gross negligence manslaughter of a 6 year old boy in her care at a Leicestershire hospital and sentenced to a suspended sentence of imprisonment. Subsequently a Fitness to Practice […]

1st Apr 2019News

Update to the Criminal Practice Directions: 1 April 2019

The eighth amendment to the Criminal Practice Directions 2015 comes into force today, 1 April 2019. Headlines The updates fall into seven broad categories: It is made clear that the Criminal Procedure Rules and the Criminal Practice Directions are law that must be followed. Where “expert evidence” is adduced in a trial, there is an […]