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15 Nov 2019

Simon Taylor, Thomas Stern & Lucy Luttman judge at Bar Mock Trial Competition

A regional heat of the Bar Mock Trial Competition 2019/20 was held last weekend on Saturday 9th November 2019 at Maidstone Crown Court. Organised by Young Citizens (an initiative of the Citizenship Foundation charity), the heat saw school teams from across the South-East present jury trials

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03 Dec 2018

Oliver Saxby QC, Simon Taylor, Thomas Stern and Lucy Luttman judge at Bar Mock Trial Competition

On Saturday 1st December 2018, Maidstone Crown Court hosted the regional final of the Bar Mock Trial Competition 2018/19. The event, organised by Young Citizens (an initiative of the Citizenship Foundation charity), saw 13 schools from London, Hertfordshire, Kent and Essex presenting jury trials

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24 Sep 2012

Eleanor Laws QC and Lucy Luttman secure acquittal of former Head Teacher in sex abuse case

Eleanor Laws QC and Lucy Luttman successfully defended a former Head Teacher of a Boys School in Brighouse, West Yorkshire. The Head Teacher was charged with nineteen charges of serious sexual abuse upon 4 former pupils. A jury found Peter Merrick, 67, not guilty of the offences alleged

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