Teamwork by Church Court women secures Suspended Sentence for 18 year old charged with serious sexual offences where the Sentencing Guidelines Starting point was 6 years imprisonment

The Defendant was initially advised by Fiona McAddy; Paula Bignall represented him at the PTPH when she drafted a Basis of Plea for him which ring fenced the ages of the girls involved. Michelle Clarke then represented him for sentence and successfully persuaded the Learned Recorder that he should be sentenced as a 16 year old with the Over Arching Principles for Sentencing Youth Offenders being applied.’

Instructing Solicitor was Warren Mitchell at Brooklyn Law.

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