Five judges led by the lord chief justice sitting in the Court Martial Appeal Court ruled that the murder conviction of former Marines sergeant Alexander Blackman was unsafe, substituting a verdict of manslaughter.
Charity LawWorks has received £162,700 to help provide free advice to small not-for-profit organisations and individuals in London. The funding was awarded by City Bridge Trust, the City of London Corporation’s charitable funder.
The Court of Appeal has heard a case which will determine the employment status of the bench, following a whistleblowing claim from a district judge. Claire Gilham is suing the Ministry of Justice, alleging that excessive workloads caused her breakdown. The ministry denies the claim.
Self-styled legal practitioner Prince Adewale Adeola, a former associate member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives, was jailed for five months last week after being convicted of providing illegal immigration advice.
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