Press Releases

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INQUEST press release

Today the IOPC announced that it has directed gross misconduct charges for officers involved in the death of Sean Rigg. The Rigg family is represented by Hickman and Rose. INQUEST press release: https://www.inquest.org.uk/sean-rigg-officer-jr-iopc  ...

"Women In Criminal Law" Launch

Yesterday saw the launch of “Women In Criminal Law” (WICL).  Aiming to amplify the voice of the many thousands of women who work in the criminal justice system the event could scarcely have been more timely.  Hickman and Rose are proud...

Three Sussex Police officers to face gross misconduct action following the death of Duncan Tomlin

INQUEST press release regarding a case being conducted by Hickman and Rose and counsel from Doughty Street Chambers Three Sussex Police officers to face gross misconduct action following the death of Duncan Tomlin The Independent Office for Police Conduct...

Officer involved in death of Sean Rigg brings second High Court challenge to decision to stop him from resigning prior to misconduct proceedings

This Thursday the High Court will consider an unprecedented second attempt by a police officer to avoid possible gross misconduct proceedings by overturning a decision to block his resignation. PC Andrew Birks, now also a Reverend in the Church of England,...

High Court grants fresh inquest for Onese Power

For 20 years, Ann Power has fought to find out what happened on the day her husband died in a high speed police pursuit in 1997.  Today, the High Court will publish its judgment granting a fresh inquest into Onese Power’s death. The judgment...

'Highly Commended' in British Legal Week Awards 2017

Hickman and Rose are very pleased to have been recognised in the British Legal Week Awards 2017 which were announced on 30 November.  The firm were ‘Highly Commended’ in the ‘Specialist Law Firm of the Year’ category. This award...

Hickman & Rose secures final dismissal of market abuse charges for economist Dr Peter Boone

Hickman & Rose corporate crime team has assisted the successful defence to a multi-jurisdictional market abuse prosecution in Portugal.  The misguided but persistent prosecution of economist Dr Peter Boone has now been dismissed by...

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...
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