Matt Stanbury represents The Everton Fan Advisory Board at appeal against 10 point deduction imposed on the Club for breaching Premier League’s Profit & Sustainability Rules.

The Everton Fan Advisory Board (FAB) has today submitted evidence to the Appeal Board appointed to hear Everton Football Club’s appeal against the 10 point deduction imposed on the Club for breaching the Premier League’s Profit and Sustainability Rules. The FAB statement sets out the broader context of the sanction including its impact on the fans and the wider community. It aims to ensure that the fans have a voice in the process in line with the expectations of the Fan-Led Review of Football Governance, the recommendations of which are currently being implemented by the government.

Conclusion of unlawful killing reached at second inquest into the death of Yousef Makki

A Coroner has today found that Yousef Makki was unlawfully killed. Yousef, aged 17, was fatally stabbed in Hale Barnes on 2 March 2019. The perpetrator was acquitted at criminal trial and an earlier inquest reached an open conclusion, before being quashed on an application for judicial review.

Matthew Stanbury appeared for the family led by Pete Weatherby KC and instructed by Sarah Finney of Watson Woodhouse solicitors.

Janine Wolstenholme and Matthew Stanbury appointed as Recorders

Chambers is delighted to announce that Janine Wolstenholme and Matthew Stanbury have both been appointed as Recorders on the North Eastern Circuit.
The King has signed the Royal Warrant for them to take up their appointments as a Recorders with effect from Tuesday 30th May 2023.

Charles Bronson’s Parole Board hearing will take place in public today, following successful JR proceedings in which he was represented by Matthew Stanbury

The latest parole hearing for Charles Salvador, formerly known as Charles Bronson, will take place in public today at the Royal Courts of Justice. Having spent nearly 50 years in prison, Salvador is widely considered Britain’s most notorious criminal and the parole hearing is duly expected to attract widespread media attention. The parole board could elect to free Salvador, move him to an open prison, or keep him where he is; Mr Salvador will attend the hearing remotely from prison.

Conclusion reached at the inquest into the death of Yousef Makki quashed by the Divisional Court.

The Divisional Court (Macur LJ, Fordham J) has today quashed the conclusion reached at the inquest into the death of Yousef Makki, reached on 17 November 2021. Yousef was stabbed to death in Hale Barnes on 2 March 2019. The man accused of his murder was acquitted, and the Senior Coroner later agreed to resume the inquest. The Coroner reached an open conclusion, expressed as a narrative, rejecting submissions by the Family that Unlawful Killing should be returned.

Jury returns narrative in prison custody death

A jury at the Coroners Court for County Durham and Darlington has found that multiple factors contributed to the death of Michael Smith, a prisoner at HMP Durham, following an inquest into his death. The Coroner indicated that he will be making a report to prevent future deaths.   https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tees-63587888.amp   https://www.itv.com/news/tyne-tees/2022-11-10/use-of-restraint-criticised-after-death-in-prison   Matthew Stanbury […]