Latest Legal News

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Lansbury Worthington's Crown Court Team have helped avoid an immediate custodial sentence for a hotel boss who has admitted breaching fire safety regulations. The case was made all the more difficult in light of the tragic events at Glenfell Tower in...
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Ben Holden has joined a team from the Law Society Yacht Club to help secure 2nd place in a sailing regatta against the Bar Yacht Club, Lloyds Yacht Club and Seaview Yacht Club on the Isle of Wight. The event took place in the classic one design Seaview...
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Court of Appeal ruling - Government loses appeal against Disclosure & Barring Service filtering regime. The Court of Appeal has rejected the Government’s appeal to a decision of the High Court in January last year, which ruled that the criminal...
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Catherine Mescall and Richard Gowthorpe have successfully secured a not guilty verdict for a Lansbury Worthington client during a six week trial before Isleworth Crown Court.   Our client along with his five co-defendants faced charges of Attempted...
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Our Solicitor Becky Gay and Barrister William Paynter worked together to successfully secure a Not Guilty verdict for Mr M at Blackfriars Crown Court. He was accused of a complex and serious conspiracy charge relating to the fraudulent evasion of £1.3...
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The BBC has reported on a case in Tower Hamlets where a man convicted of manslaughter when he was 15 years old is facing criticism for his employment at a school over 15 years later. BBC News Story   This case helps to highlight the...
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Richard Gowthorpe has successfully defended a client charged with fraudulently obtaining two separate National Insurance Numbers with the intention of dishonestly obtaining benefit allowance. The client, who appeared before Hammersmith Magistrates' Court...
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Giovanna Fiorentino successfully advised and represented Mr R, a 32 year old door supervisor charged, along with two others, with gross-negligence manslaughter. After a year of extensive police investigation into the death of a customer at the popular...
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The Extradition Team at Lansbury Worthington continues to have a number of high profile and precedent setting cases before the High Court. Recent examples include the following:   Wawrzyczek v Poland High Court quashes district judge’s order...
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Lansbury Worthington is one of only a handful of firms to be awarded five separate criminal legal aid contracts to provide advice, assistance and representation to clients in the Central & West London areas. This means that Lansbury...
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Ben Holden has managed to secure an exceedingly lenient sentence for a client who was accused of making a Bomb Hoax in King Street in Hammersmith.   The client, who was a vulnerable person, had made the bomb hoax after failing to take his medication...
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A client accused of residential burglary has been found not guilty before Isleworth Crown Court.   The client, who was represented by William Paynter, was due to stand trial for a serious residential burglary, which if convicted would have been almost...
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Julie Stanhope has successfully represented a client charged with possessing an offensive weapon and racially aggravated public order offences before the City of London Magistrates’ Court.   The client, who had no previous convictions, faced the...
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A client who faced two serious allegations of rape and child cruelty has been found not guilty before Harrow Crown Court.   From the outset, Mr S strenuously denied these allegations which the prosecution alleged had been committed against a...