The 4-day trial which was conducted at Preston Crown Court before Mr Recorder Andrew Nuttall and a jury concerned allegations of domestic abuse. The Defendant who spent the majority of the trial in the cells due to his disruptive behaviour was sentenced to 2 ½ years imprisonment.
Mark Ford, instructed by Cunninghams Solicitors, successfully defended Paul McCann, a former coach at Crewe Alexandra FC during the 1980's when he was a contemporary of Barry Bennell. The case, heard at the Chester Crown Court, attracted national media attention. The jury returned unanimous verdicts of not guilty on all six charges. Case details can…Read more
Miss Cooper was instructed in the well-publicised case of R v W, in which the defendant, a transgender woman, was convicted of multiple counts of sexual offences against women. This was a developing case in which an on-going police investigation resulted in three new cases being laid against the defendant…Read more
The Court of Appeal allowed an appeal mounted by Ahmed Nadim on behalf of his client in respect of an offence of fraudulent evasion of income tax and an offence of fraudulently obtaining payments of tax credit. The Prosecution’s application for a retrial was also refused. The Court of Appeal accepted…Read more
Following a 3 week trial at Manchester Crown Court the defendants Majid Rasoolzadeh, Jan Pasulka, Dusan Staruch and Jan Stinic were all found guilty of conspiracy to supply class A drugs and another conspiracy to import a controlled drug. The case had global coverage as it involved the group…Read more