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27th Mar 2023News

Acquittal for Sallie Bennett-Jenkins KC in historic sexual allegations case

A prosecution arising from an alleged teenage sexual relationship between a 17 year old boy and two 15 year old girls, resulted in acquittal on all 12 counts. No allegation was made by the complainants for over 18 months after the alleged events; the investigation took 18 months before the CPS authorised charges for rape, […]

24th Mar 2023News

Oliver Glasgow KC to lead distinguished legal team in the Independent Inquiry relating to Afghanistan

Background On 15 December 2022 the Secretary of State for Defence announced the Government’s decision to formally establish an independent Inquiry under the Inquiries Act 2005 to investigate certain matters arising from the deployment of British armed forces to Afghanistan between mid-2010 and mid-2013. The Inquiry is chaired by the Rt. Hon. Lord Justice Haddon-Cave. Under […]

13th Mar 2023News

Forensic Scientist Acquitted of Misconduct in Public Office

Ursula Collins was accused of misconduct in public office. She is a forensic scientist who had worked, in a long career, for the Forensic Science Service and then for the Metropolitan Police. After an internal review into her files an investigation concluded that there were failings in her work and she was prosecuted for misconduct […]