‘Bunny’ the final member of heroin supply drug gang sentenced, Dr Chris Wood prosecutes and Shaun Dryden defends.

On the 8th February 2024 at Teesside Crown Court Christopher Walker, also known as ‘Bunny’ because of his distinctive front teeth was convicted for his role in a conspiracy to supply heroin from the Manchester/Liverpool area into Teesside. The offence dates back to 2011-2013 and involved more than 9 other conspirators spread across the Manchester and Teesside areas.

Kirklees Council v P & Ors [2023] EWHC 3470 (Fam)

Charlotte Worsley KC represented the father and Will Tyler KC represented Q in public law proceedings subject to the Transparency Reporting Pilot where the father had murdered the mother. An application was made by the Local Authority for a reporting restrictions order.

PSQB were delighted to hold the first Lincoln’s Inn Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) forum on Circuit on 22 February 2024, focusing on underrepresented groups, discussing recruitment, retention and promotion at the Bar

The panellists discussed their experiences, current research, the North-Eastern Circuit’s E&D work, what the Bar does well and suggestions on how to improve. We were joined by 40 guests in person/online over Zoom. Attendees also had the opportunity to network with panellists over drinks and a buffet.

Double acquittal for Gill Batts in firearms case- Operation Carter

In January 2020 a male discharged a 9mm semi automatic Glock pistol at his then girlfriend in a residential area of Newcastle. It was alleged that he went on the run and travelled to West Yorkshire to seek the defendant’s assistance to dispose of the firearm.