What’s on at the Old Bailey, August 1


Court 8 at 10am trial continues of Charlie Dudley and seven others, which includes six members of the same family accused of murder.  Jay Sewell, 18, was fatally stabbed in a mass brawl in Lee, southeast London, on the evening of 11 December last year.

Court 9 at 10am Sentence of Neil Allen and two others, who took part in a knife point burglary in which Sheiku Adams, 49, jumped from a third floor window to his death to escape them.

Court 10 at 10am trial continues of Laura Bird and two other prison officers at HMP Downhill in Surrey accused of manslaughter after a 34 year old woman inmate was found hanged there. It is alleged the trio knew she had a noose in her cell.

Court 11 at 10am trial continues of Paul Fenelon, who allegedly set fire to his ex-lover’s Battersea, London SW flat causing £23,000 worth of damage and causing terrified neighbours to flee their properties. Fenelon was said to be high on drugs when he committed the alleged arson.

Court 16 at 10am  trial continues in the case of Adham El-Shalakany and others accused of violent disorder following a fight which left one man dead and five others wounded . Bouncer Tudor Siminoiv,33, was stabbed to death while on the door of an exclusive New Year’s Eve party in London’s Park Lane.


Tours of and talks on Legal London: the Royal Courts of Justice, Old Bailey and the Inns of Court.

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