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Duncan Craig prosecutes ‘MP Twitter troll’

  • 8th March 2016

A man who bombarded a West Midlands MP with racist tweets has been given a suspended sentence. Duncan Craig prosecuted the defendant at Birmingham Crown Court who sent more than a dozen tweets to Richard Burden, the Labour MP for…

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Graham Russell defends small charity from discrimination claim

  • 8th March 2016

The Employment Tribunal has dismissed claims for direct and indirect discrimination brought against a charity. The organisation, which provides care for people discharged from hospital, was alleged to have sacked the Claimant (who cannot be identified) because she suffered from…

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‘Godfather’ of West Midlands Crime Gang is jailed

  • 8th March 2016

Andrew Fisher QC and Thomas Kenning prosecuted as members of a highly organised criminal gang based in Birmingham were jailed for selling firearms. The police investigation (Operation Cookie) started in 2014 and has resulted in 17 men being convicted of…

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Cocaine Supply Grandma Convicted

  • 8th March 2016

Anthony Warner and Laura Culley have succesfully prosecuted three people who conspired to supply cocaine between January 2014 and May 2015. The conspiracy involved the sourcing of cocaine from Liverpool to sell in the West Midlands. Police uncovered the plot…

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Trevor Meegan in London ‘terror plot’ trial

  • 8th March 2016

Trevor Meegan represented the principal defendant in a six week terrorist trial before Mr Justice Baker at the Old Bailey. The Crown said that Mohammed Rehman hatched a plot with his secret wife to launch a terrorist attack on the…

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Care Home Worker Cleared of Sexual Assaults

  • 8th March 2016

A Senior Support worker at a care home for residents with disabilities has been cleared of four sexual assaults. Jabeen Akhtar represented Mr R who was accused of sexually assaulting two juniour colleagues. The case required detailed and careful cross-examination…

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