Press Releases

We support the campaigning efforts of our clients and their families who seek wider support in redressing a wrong:

Truth & Justice for Onese

Truth & Justice for Onese Ann Power has campaigned for the past 20 years to uncover the truth about what happened when her husband, Onese Power, died in a high speed police pursuit in 1997.  She now has permission from the Attorney General to make...

Acquittal for Hickman and Rose client Ryan Reich in landmark Libor retrial

Press release: Ryan Reich acquitted 6 April 2017 Yesterday Ryan Reich was unanimously acquitted of conspiracy to defraud, following a short retirement. The allegation concerned communications between Mr Reich and the Barclays LIBOR submitters between...

NOT-GUILTY JURY VERDICT IN THE MANSLAUGHTER TRIAL OF POLICE SERGEANT AND TWO DETENTION OFFICERS FOLLOWING THE DEATH OF THOMAS ORCHARD

A custody sergeant and two detention officers have been acquitted of manslaughter relating to the death of Thomas Orchard in October 2012. Custody Sergeant Jan Kingshot and Detention Officers Simon Tansley and Michael Marsden were charged with gross...

Inquest Jury Highlights Failures at HMP Elmley After Death of Levi Smith

At the end of a 14 day inquest, attended throughout by the deceased’s family, a jury has returned a detailed narrative conclusion, confirming that the failure of a Governor and his staff to segregate a vulnerable prisoner under Rule 45 of the Prison...

Statement of the family of Dalian Atkinson on the day before his funeral

From his earliest years, our beloved little brother had his heart set on becoming a professional football player.  He pursued his ambition with determination, and before he had left school, his abilities had been recognised by a talent scout working on...

A win for free speech in Europe as Portuguese court clears Dr Peter Boone

On 13 October 2016, a Portuguese Judge dismissed criminal proceedings against Dr Peter Boone clearing him of all wrongdoing.  Today’s decision is a victory for free speech in Portugal.  It gives financial experts reassurance that they may...

Kyrgyz Republic withdraws £20 million fraud claim against Maksim Bakiev

Two Kyrgyz Republic agencies have withdrawn a High Court civil fraud action they commenced in April this year against Maksim Bakiev, the son of the former President of the Kyrgyz Republic. “I came to the UK in 2010 after a military coup against my...

Ben Rose, Tulisa Contostavlos' defence lawyer, comments on Mazher Mahmood's conviction for conspiracy to pervert the course of justice during her trial.

The case and background: Mazher Mahmood, the ‘fake sheikh’, has been convicted of the serious offence of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice during the trial of Tulisa Contostavlos. Tulisa’s trial, for the supply of a class A...

Landmark international human rights proceedings conclude at the Old Bailey

Today, at the Old Bailey, Kumar Lama, a colonel in the Nepalese army, was told that proceedings were no longer being pursued against him on charges of torture of Mr Janak Raut. In 2005 Mr Lama allegedly participated in the torture of two detainees at an...

IPCC announces criminal investigation in connection with the death of Dalian Atkinson

Today, the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) announced that they are conducting a criminal investigation into the death of Dalian Atkinson.  Two police officers have been notified they are under criminal investigation.  They have...
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