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"Public inquiries: getting at the truth"
Nicholas Griffin QC has co-authored an article in the Law Society Gazette with Peter Watkin Jones of Eversheds Solicitors on the Inquiries Act 2005. This is the piece of legislation that was brought in after...
23 June 2015

Hospital Trust Fined £50,000
Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust has been fined £50,000 after a 78 year old patient contracted legionella pneumonia, in a case prosecuted by Deanna...
13 June 2015

Hacking Trial Commences
The trial of Neil Wallis, the former Deputy Editor of the News of the World, has begun at the Old Bailey. Mr Wallis is charged with having conspired with Andy Coulson and others to intercept mobile phone voicemail messages without lawful authority between...
09 June 2015

Prison Officer Jailed for Leaking Information
A former Prison Officer at HMP Belmarsh has been sentenced to twenty months' imprisonment, having been convicted of committing misconduct in a public office after a trial at the Central Criminal Court. Robert Norman was paid over £10,000 for providing...
02 June 2015

Fare Evasion Proceedings Discontinued Against Client in the Process of Immigrating

Southwest Trains v B: The client was worried about the implications of having a conviction on his immigration status. Following written representations prepared by the 5 Paper Buildings Barrister, the prosecution agreed to discontinue...
01 June 2015