Footballer settles with law firm over advice given on rape case

17th April 2019

It was reported that on 4 April 2019 Footballer Ched Evans agreed a settlement in the region of £800,000 with Manchester Firm Brabners over its handling of a rape case that resulted in Ched Evans being jailed but then later cleared following an appeal. Evans who now plays for League 1 Fleetwood Town previously played […]

Metro Radio report on our call for Medomsley public inquiry

16th April 2019

We represent over 400 former inmates of Medomsley Detention Centre.  Following the recent conviction of five former employees of the detention centre in relation to physical abuse, we believe a public inquiry is the only means by which our clients and substantially more than 1300 other inmates and the community can be reassured that these […]

Major Changes to Divorce Law

Last week the Justice Secretary, David Gauke, announced a new law to help reduce family conflict and make changes to the 50 year old divorce system in the UK. At the moment, couples that want to get a divorce have to prove that a marriage has broken down irretrievably, evidence ‘unreasonable behaviour’ or show that there […]

Northumbria Police Officer gets job back after racist rant

15th April 2019

On 25 March 2019 it was reported P.C. Katie Barrett, a Northumbria Police Officer, was given her job back.  She was previously sacked by the Police after a Northumbria Police night out in 2017.  As she waited to be served in a take away she said “I wish these f****** p**** would hurry up with […]