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Ilana Davis secures conviction in Rap YouTube case

  • 26th November 2019

A man has been convicted of an offence under Malicious Communications Act 1988 after uploading a threatening rap video to YouTube. The defendant’s film included a gravestone bearing the complainant’s name, references to the complainant’s funeral and repeated audio of…

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Former Soldier Cleared of Rape

  • 21st June 2019

Marc Davies represented an ex-soldier who has been cleared of historic rape and sexual assaults. After a trial in Catterick Court Martial, the ex-soldier was acquitted of all charges. The man, who had left the army in 2011 was tried…

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Simon Rippon presents seminar on vulnerable witnesses

  • 16th June 2019

Simon Rippon co-presented a seminar to the Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine, on the treatment of vulnerable witnesses in the criminal justice system. The Faculty is a charity which develops and maintains the highest possible standards of competence and…

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Trevor Meegan in Old Bailey win

  • 7th June 2019

Following a 6 week trial at the Central Criminal Court in which Trevor Meegan appeared for the third defendant, the jury returned verdicts of not guilty to manslaughter and aggravated burglary. The Crown alleged a plan by the accused who…

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Marc Davies secures acquittal for soldier

  • 15th May 2019

Marc Davies represented one of five soldiers from the Parachute Regiment, on trial at Court Martial for sexual assault and Perverting the Course of Justice. After two weeks of prosecution evidence, the Judge Advocate upheld submissions of no case to…

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Siobhan Collins appears in attempted murder case

  • 11th April 2019

Siobhan Collins prosecuted a man who broke into a residential facility for older people, where he bludgeoned a disabled man to the head with a hammer. The case was heard at Stafford Crown Court. The issue at trial was insanity.…

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Charles Hamer Retires

  • 8th April 2019

Citadel Chambers wish all the best to Charles Hamer who has retired from practice. Charles, who was well known across the Midlands Circuit for his warmth, intellect and integrity, worked in criminal law for nearly 40 years. He established his…

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Daniel White represents footballer at FA Appeal Panel

  • 4th April 2019

Daniel White represented a football player who appeared before the FA Appeals Committee on a charge of spitting upon a referee - a charge the player adamantly denied. The charge (Assaulting a Match Official) had previously been upheld by the…

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