Kama Melly QC successfully prosecutes a man accused of murdering his stepfatherPark Square Barristers
Kama Melly QC has successfully prosecuted a man accused of murdering his stepfather after he changed his plea to guilty midway through his trial.
52-year-old Wayne Thornton had originally admitted the manslaughter of 79-year-old John Uttley, though denied murder. Thornton changed his plea on day four of his trial at Leeds Crown Court.
Wayne Thornton was sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum of 22 years.
Read the full details of the trial here
Kama Melly QC is widely recognised as one of the foremost female advocates in the North East, known for her technical ability and as a powerful advocate. She is in constant demand from both the defence and the prosecution, receiving an increasing number of private instructions