Defending False Allegations

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An information hub for those involved in the criminal justice system for the first time who want to know more.

“If you’ve been falsely or wrongly accused of a crime it can have a devastating impact on you, your personal relationships or professional reputation. I decided to set up this website with the aim of providing information to make what can often be a daunting process to navigate more manageable. It’s aimed at answering those initial questions I’m often asked as a solicitor who specialises in criminal law. This site cannot provide information tailored to specific cases, however it can help you start to understand the process so you can find your way through it.”
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Articles

“Despite what many might think, miscarriages of justice do happen and there are probably more unsafe convictions than the criminal justice system is keen to accept. People who experience this are left wondering what they can do?” Read my latest article.  

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“Many people, continuing to carry on with their everyday life are unsure what the future may hold when they are a suspect in a police investigation. It’s a time of uncertainty, where there are often more questions than answers…” Read my latest article.  

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Read my article about the Tottenham 3: the legacy of the Broadwater farm riots. The determination to convict meant safeguards weren’t enforced; confessions were persuaded that were worthless and the prosecution case was, to coin a phrase, nothing but fake news.  As published in the Justice Gap.  

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