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Lee Adams becomes Partner in the Criminal Department

1st May 2012

Lee Adams joins Peter Hughman as a Partner in the firm’s Criminal Department. Lee has worked for the firm for a total of 10 years and has been trained by Peter as a specialist in complex criminal cases.

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Passing Judgement on the Dead

Last Tuesday, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) gave a public statement that the late Liberal Democrat MP Cyril Smith would have been prosecuted for indecency, had the evidence submitted to the Director of Public Prosecutions against Smith in the 1970s been presented today. The announcement was unprecedented. Never before has the CPS, which is responsible […]

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£4.5m fraud trial threatened by legal aid cuts

Lee Adams’ comments as he addressed His Honour Judge Anthony Leonard QC at Southwark Crown Court on 14 November 2013 have also been quoted in The Law Society Gazette http://www.lawgazette.co.uk/practice/45m-fraud-trial-threatened-by-legal-aid-cuts/5038778.article

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28 Day Limit on Police Bail Comes into Force

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