On 18 May PSQB presented a panel discussion via Zoom on remote hearings and the use of telephone and various online platforms to conduct them.
On 11 May a PSQB panel discussed via Zoom on remote hearings and the use of the Cloud Video Platform (CVP) being trialled in a number of Crown Courts including Leeds.
Despite the coronavirus outbreak and the social distancing that is currently in place, the swearing in ceremony of the new High Sheriff of North Yorkshire went ahead with parties attending by video link.
Three men have been convicted of the brutal torture and murder of a man in Bradford.
It is with sadness that I have to inform you of the death of His Honour Michael Lightfoot.
A man has been convicted of the “horrific and violent” murder of a 54 year old grandfather.
A teenager who stabbed a solicitor to death as he was walking home from work has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 15 years.
Following a three week trial at The Old Bailey, Superintendent Novlett Robyn Williams was ordered to carry out 200 hours’ community service.
A Senior Metropolitan Police officer has been found guilty of possessing an indecent images on her phone. Richard Wright QC prosecuted the case.
Richard Wright QC leading Howard Shaw have again succeeded in the Divisional Court in the case of R v Sheffield Magistrates Court, ex p. Chesterfield Poultry Ltd. They appeared on behalf of the CPS in Judicial Review proceedings regarding the time limit certificate provisions of the Welfare of Animals at the Time of Killing (England) Regulations 2015.
Richard Wright QC, Kate Batty and Andrea Parnham prosecute in this investigation into the systematic sexual abuse of vulnerable young females in the Huddersfield area between 2004 and 2007.
Head of Chambers Richard Wright QC will be the new Leader of the North Eastern Circuit from the 1 January 2020.