News and Events - Public Prosecution


8th May 2024News

Julia Faure Walker and Will Martin appear in highly complex, high-value, cryptocurrency fraud

On 3 May 2024, defendants were sentenced at Bristol Crown Court, having earlier pleaded guilty to three counts of conspiracy to defraud. The first defendant was sentenced to 4 years imprisonment; the second defendant 15 months. A co-conspirator faces proceedings in The Netherlands. Operation Jigsaw investigated a fraud perpetrated on thousands of cryptocurrency wallets held […]

21st Dec 2023News

Guilty verdicts in quadruple murder trial

A jury at the Central Criminal Court has found Joshua Jacques, aged 29, guilty on four counts of murder.  He had stabbed to death members of three generations from the same family.  His case was that he was guilty only of manslaughter, by reason of diminished responsibility.  Two psychiatrists were called on his behalf, who […]

22nd Dec 2022News

The Times | Lawyer of the week: Oliver Glasgow KC

Oliver Glasgow KC was recently interviewed by The Times and named Lawyer of the Week. Oliver recently prosecuted Jordan McSweeney, 29, for the sexual assault and murder of Zara Aleena, a law graduate, in June this year.  At the Old Bailey in London, McSweeney was sentenced to life imprisonment, with a minimum of 38 years. […]

7th Apr 2022News

HM Attorney General v British Broadcasting Corporation

Press Summary This summary is provided by the Court for the assistance of those reporting the Court’s judgment, which was handed down this morning (neutral citation [2022] EWHC 826 (QB)). It does not form part of that judgment. Introduction The BBC wants to broadcast a programme about an individual, “X”. The programme is to include […]