News April 2021

28 Apr 2021

Homestead planning inquiry to begin in May

Anne Williams and William McBarnet will represent the Appellant at this four day planning inquiry into the Homestead, a low carbon home in Bothenhampton, Dorset.

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23 Apr 2021

Post Office appeals - Oliver Saxby QC and Ben Irwin for the appellant Carl Page

The Court of Appeal today allowed the appeals against conviction brought by a number of sub-postmasters on both abuse of process limbs, ‘fair trial impossible’ and ‘affront to public conscience to prosecute’.

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20 Apr 2021

Tesco fined £7.5 million for breaches of the “use by date” food legislation

Richard Barraclough QC instructed by Birmingham City Council has brought to an end the long running saga of the Tesco’s “use by date” prosecution concerning three stores in Birmingham.

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16 Apr 2021

Starvation murder - Oliver Saxby QC prosecuting

The trial of Rickard and others commenced on Tuesday, at Reading Crown Court in front of Mr Justice Wall.

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16 Apr 2021

Robert Griffiths QC instructed in challenge to closure of weekly farmers’ markets in London borough

Robert Griffiths QC has been instructed by Paolo Caldato of Spencer West to represent RMS Markets in relation to the closure of the weekly farmers’ markets at Bishop’s Park and Ravenscourt Park.

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06 Apr 2021

Legal implications of 'no jab, no job'

Gordon Menzies considers the legal implications of ‘no jab, no job’ initiatives by employers and offers a guide to some of the relevant issues.

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