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Lloyd Jenkins wins at the Court of Appeal

Lloyd Jenkins, solicitor advocate at the PDS, recently appeared before the Court of Appeal, with leave of the Single Judge, to appeal a sentence of 18 months immediate custody imposed at a local crown court in January 2022.

The Parole Board Rules 2019 – Challenging a parole decision

There have been changes to the Parole process over recent months.  One of the most significant changes is that you can now challenge a Parole Board decision that was made on or after 29th July 2019.

John M Burton QC persuades the Court of Appeal to refuse an Attorney General’s reference

In December 2016 John Burton, Q.C. was instructed by solicitors in private practice to represent the defendant in the case of R v E, where a father was accused of committing serious sexual offences, including rape, against three of his own children.

John M Burton QC appears in landmark Court of Appeal decision

John represented Dr Yilkes Bala at his trial which concluded in December 2013.

John Burton QC Court of Criminal Appeal success

John M. Burton QC persuades the Court of Appeal in a case of murder, to reduce the minimum term of a life sentence from twenty years to eighteen years.