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Simon Gurney secures conviction of petrol bomb murderer

Stephen Archer was sentenced today by Mr Justice Openshaw at Manchester Crown Court to life imprisonment with a minimum term of 27 years following his conviction for the murder of his sister, after a trial lasting 2 weeks.   Simon Gurney was instructed as Junior Counsel for the Prosecution in what…Read more

Abigail Holt to attend EU 2-day conference in Bucharest

Abigail Holt has been selected to attend a conference, funded by the European Union, entitled ‘Applying the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union’. Post-Brexit, it is crucial that legal practitioners understand the extent of existing rights and remedies to understand the content of the government's proposed "Great Repeal Bill". The event, focusing…Read more

Simon Gurney and Austin Welch present seminar to the Medical Protection Society

In February, Simon Gurney and Austin Welch presented a seminar to solicitors and medico-legal advisors at the head office of the Medical Protection Society in London. The seminar was also broadcast to the MPS’s offices in Leeds and Glasgow.   The seminar focused on recent significant developments in case law in…Read more

Simon Gurney secures termination of GMC investigation at the Rule 7 stage

Dr R, a senior house officer specialising in urology, found himself under investigation by the GMC in relation to applications he had submitted for employment in the health sector. He was accused of completing job applications dishonestly by failing to disclose on the application forms his fitness to practise…Read more