We are delighted to announce that on the 28th November will be again hosting our Crime & Punishment Seminar with speakers: Forensic expert, David Tadd, who worked for the Metropolitan Police for 40 years and ended up heading Scotland Yard’s forensic investigations, in charge of over 900 officers. Ian Puddick, a businessman, who found himself at the centre of a multi-million pound police operation after his wife had an affair with a well connected executive, Harry Potter a criminal defence barrister, author and presenter of a BBC series on the law and a documentary on capital punishment. Click here to purchase your tickets for this fascinating insight into our criminal justice system.
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Court 2 at 10am trial continues of Michael Weir accused of the murder of 73-year-old Leonard Harris, on 16 June 1998, and also killing 83-year-old Rose Seferian on 9 April 1998. Both victims were beaten to death during burglaries.
Court 5 at 10.30am trial of Mohammed Ahad and another accused of the dissemination of terrorist publications
Court 6 at 11am sentence of Stephen Waterson, the adopted son of former Conservative minister Nigel Waterson, who admitted crushing to death, his girlfriend’s three-year-old son, by reversing his car seat as the boy sat in the footwell
Court 7 at 10am trial continues of Hamza Ul-Haq accused of murder. Joseph Williams-Torres,20, was shot dead while sitting in a stationary car in Walthamstow, London NE. It is alleged the victim was involved in a drugs turf war.
Court 8 at 10am New trial of Riyaz Adam,charged with on murder, attempted murder, perverting the course of justice, driving while disqualified and driving without insurance. The victim, father of two, Constantin Sin, 52, died on May 5, after a car crashed into him and another pedestrian in Waltham Forest, East London.
Court 9 at 10.45am trial continues of Tyrell Graham and others accused of stabbing to death Kamali Gabbidon-Lynck,19, in a hair salon. It was allegedly a gangland murder described as being “reminiscent of a Hollywood film”.
Court 10 at 10.30am trial of Chief superintendent Novlett Robyn Williams, 54, who helped Grenfell fire victims. She is accused of possessing an indecent video image of a five year old child. It was allegedly shared in a group WhatsApp message by her sister, Jennifer Hodge, 55 and brother-in-law, Dido Massivi, 61, who also face trial.
Court 10 at 2pm sentence of Khalid Ashraf accused of killing his 35 year old Sarah Ashraf, whose body was discovered at her East London home
Court 11 Not sitting trial of Ramanodge Unmathallegadoo, 51, who is accused of murdering his estranged wife. Armed with two crossbows, the defendant is alleged to have shot his pregnant wife Devi, 35, as she tried to get away from him on 12 November 2018,
Court 12 at 10.30am trial continues of Samuel Jolumi and three other Africans, who are alleged stowaways accused of threatening to kill sailors and attempting to hijack a cargo ship.
Court 13 at 10am Sentence of Jacob Sporon-Fielder and three other who were part of an operation which shipped tens of tonnes of steroids from India to sell on the black market.
Court 13 at 10.30am trial continues of Romaine Williams-Reid others accused of murder. Schoolboy, Tashaun Aird, 15, was stabbed to death in Stoke Newington, North London.
Court 14 10am trial continues of alleged serial rapist Joseph McCann. He is charged with 21 offences against eight alleged victims, aged between 11 and 71, across five police force areas over a two-week period between April 21 and May 5.
Court 15 at 10am trial of Kevin Lusala and four others including a 16 year old girl accused of the murder of Ayodeji Habeeb Azeez,22, who was stabbed to death.
Court 16 at 10am trial continues of Roger Jenkins and two other senior Barclays Bank executives accused of fraud. They allegedly lied to secure billions of pounds from Qatari investors and averted a taxpayer-funded bailout during the global financial crisis.