Mark Barrott, husband of local NHS nurse Eileen Barrott, struck his wife with a hammer before strangling her to death and fleeing to Scotland.
The case involved a number of complicated offences relating to dishonesty and insolvency including both bankruptcy and liquidation.
The inquest was held at Hull Coroner’s Court over a period of 6 days into the death of a 34 year old lady from Beverley. She was tragically found dead in her home by her family on the 2nd of February 2018. The Inquest heard that she had complex health needs arising out of domestic […]
Holly Clegg considers the recent decision of Mr Justice Rooney in Downey, Application for Judicial Review (Costs)  NIQB 2 (12 January 2022)).
A Judicial Review application was brought by the family following a decision taken at a Pre-Inquest Review (PIR) hearing relating to the Inquest touching upon the death of Michelle Downey. The Respondent in the Judicial Review was the Coroner who was assigned to hear the inquest and the issue arose when discussing/deciding upon the engagement of Article 2 ECHR.
Thank you to all the delegates that attended last night’s Criminal Team Seminar. 6 of our Barristers gave talks and legal updates on: Ms Holly Clegg – Recent Sentencing updates Mr Joseph Hudson – The importance of being punished; life sentences on the move Ms Eleanor Mitten – Reviewing the changes to achieving best evidence interviews Mr Matthew Stewart – S66 Courts Act […]
The first PSQB Criminal seminar of 2022 will be taking place via zoom from 5pm on Tuesday the 5th of April. Senior criminal clerk Andrew Thornton will host and junior members of the criminal team will be delivering talks on a range of topics. Current speakers and topics include: Ms Holly Clegg – Recent […]
Holly Clegg has recently appeared in a very sad inquest into the death of a 2 year old child. Holly represented the family in this difficult case, ensuring that their concerns were explored affectively.
Linton, who is currently serving a life sentence in the US for a fatal shooting in New York. He was given an additional life sentence today (27 September 2021) and was told that he will have to serve a minimum term of 31 years 312 days further imprisonment before he will even be considered for release by the parole board.
Ricardo Linton has been convicted of the murder of Mohammed Basharat after a 5-week trial at Bradford Crown Court.
In a 5-week trial at Bradford Crown Court before the Recorder of Bradford (HHJ Mansell QC), the prosecution alleged that Alex Bates, Rashpal Singh Gill and Mohammed Jawaid Khan had attacked Paul Ackroyd who was later found dead outside Khan’s home address at Jinnah Court.
Mustafa and Breslin -v- The Environmental Agency  EWCA Crim 597 The Court of Appeal handed down a Judgment on 06 May 2020 dismissing an appeal brought against the Environment Agency about the interpretation of the meaning of an “exempt facility” under the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010. At the time of the […]
Yesterday, 26 March 2020 at 13:00 The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020 (No. 350) came into force in England. Holly Clegg explains what these new regulations mean for businesses and individuals.