News and Events - Gudrun Young

30th Nov 2018News

Gudrun Young Successfully Defends Leading Feminist & Anti-Racist Campaigner Linda Bellos OBE in Private Prosecution

Linda Bellos OBE, a leading feminist and anti-racist campaigner, represented by Gudrun Young, appeared today in Westminster Magistrates Court to be informed that the private prosecution against her had been taken over by the CPS and discontinued. Linda Bellos faced an offence of using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour contrary to section 5 […]

6th Aug 2018News

Gudrun Young Successfully Defends GP Charged with 7 Counts of Sexual Assault

Gudrun Young successfully defended Dr K, a trainee GP charged with one count of assault by penetration and six counts of sexual assault. He was alleged to have assaulted four different women over a nine week period whilst working in his final year of GP training at a Surgery in Essex. All of the allegations […]

19th Oct 2017Newsletters

Business Crime & Financial Services Group Autumn Newsletter

Welcome to the Autumn edition of the Business Crime & Financial Services Group newsletter.  In this edition:  Howard Watkinson reviews recent developments in the law relating to pre-charge restraint orders and considers the ways in which such applications can now be challenged. Fiona Robertson considers the search for David Green’s successor at the SFO and the implications […]

10th Jun 2016News

Rights of the Victim v the Defendant: Has the Pendulum Swung Too Far?

In recent years, a number of high-profile cases have led to campaigns for greater protection for witnesses. The impetus behind such campaigns is that witnesses are being badly let down by the criminal justice system and are often traumatised by the experience of giving evidence. Such criticisms are made particularly with regard to trials of […]

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 […]