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Life Imprisonment For Woman Who Strangled Her Partner

A Manchester woman, who had abused and humiliated her partner before killing him, has been jailed for life by a judge at Manchester Crown Court. Charlotte Dootson, 25, of Miles Platting bound Mohammed Amin Mukhtar then strangled him with electrical cord, at the home they shared. She had admitted Mr Mukthar’s…Read more

Driver error or automatism?

Richard Dawson has been instructed to represent Mr P, who is charged with causing death by dangerous driving, having crossed into the opposite carriageway and into collision with a broken down car, stopped at the side of the road. Tragically, the deceased driver was under the bonnet carrying out…Read more

Tim Storrie QC led Sarah Magill in the defence of one of ten young defendants prosecuted for conspiracy to commit murder over nine weeks at Manchester Crown Court.

They were instructed by Victoria Thompson of Tuckers Solicitors.  The prosecution case relied heavily on drill lyrics. The defence relied upon a report written by an expert in drill.  During defence evidence, music was played in court by the music group who were on trial, by the rapper Aitch, by…Read more

Court of Appeal Rejects Bid to Increase Sentence

The Court of Appeal Criminal Division has rejected an appeal to increase a sentence imposed on a Blackpool woman responsible for the death of her daughter. Elaine Clarke, aged 50, had received a sentence of 9 years 7 months, following a plea of guilty for an offence of manslaughter. The sentence…Read more

Ged Doran & Tuckers Solicitors Pursuade Prosecutors to Drop Substantive Count in Major ‘Ponzi Fraud’ Case

Ged Doran, and Leigh Wright of Tuckers solicitors, represented 'MK' an individual  alleged to have been involved in a fraudulent 'Ponzi-scheme' with a value of up to £1.1 million. Much of the Prosecution's case turned on the contractual relationship between 'MK' and those who invested in his company. Through a very thorough and far reaching analysis of the evidence,…Read more