UK Courts

Cameron's Prison Visit Got Very Awkward When He Was Given This Message

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 08.02.2016 | UK

Here's a sight some of his fiercest critics will be pleased with - David Cameron behind bars. The Prime Minister was visiting HMP Onley ahead of a...

Death Certificate Granted For Lord Lucan, 42 Years After He Went Missing

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 03.02.2016 | UK

George Bingham, the only son of missing peer Lord Lucan, has been granted a death certificate by a High Court judge in London. Bingham applied unde...

Lord Lucan's Son Seeks Death Certificate So He Can Inherit Title

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 03.02.2016 | UK

An application by the only son of missing peer Lord Lucan for a death certificate of his father will be heard by a High Court judge in London on Wedne...

Michael Gove Reverses *Another* Of Chris Grayling's Policies

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 28.01.2016 | UK Politics

Justice Secretary Michael Gove is to ditch plans to completely overhaul legal aid, reversing yet another policy by his controversial predecessor Chris...

Will Faulty Government Software Really Cause Thousands of Divorce Settlements to be Re-Opened?

Richard Adams | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK
Richard Adams

It is therefore likely that it is only those couples who did not use a lawyer to reach a financial settlement on divorce and who relied on the auto-correct function of the Ministry of Justice software who have cause for concern, and the number of cases affected will be significantly lower than the numbers being bandied around within the press.

Lee Rigby's Killer Is Suing For Having His Teeth Knocked Out In Jail

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 10.12.2015 | UK

One of the men who brutally killed Fusilier Lee Rigby is suing for compensation two years after his teeth were knocked out during an incident in high-...

Tube Attack Suspect 'Was Doing It For Syria' Court Told

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 07.12.2015 | UK

The man accused of launching an attack at Leytonstone Tube station, which left a male commuter with a five inch knife wound across the neck, was "doi...

Man To Appear In Court Facing Attempted Murder Charge Over Leystonstone Stabbing

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 07.12.2015 | UK

A man arrested after carrying out a knife attack at Leytonstone Underground station has appeared in court charged with attempted murder. Muhaydin M...

Mother Pleads For Transgender Daughter To Be Spared All-Male Prison

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 28.10.2015 | UK

A young transgender woman battling being sentenced to serve time in an all-male prison has earned the backing of almost 50,000 people in just 48 hours...

Footage Emerges Of Becky Watts Stepbrother 'In Tears During Kidnap Plan Admission'

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 22.10.2015 | UK

The stepbrother of Becky Watts broke down in tears as he described to police how he planned to "make her more appreciative of life" by kidnapping her,...

Loot From £20m Hatton Garden Raid Found In Cemetery

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 16.10.2015 | UK

One of the Hatton Garden raiders has been escorted from prison under armed guard to show detectives where he buried a share of the £20 million loot s...

Cameron's Crackdown On Islamophobia Comes A Little Too Late

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 13.10.2015 | UK

Hate crime rates have risen dramatically, jumping by nearly 20% in the past year, new figures reveal. A spike in offences motivated by race and rel...

Children Of Pensioner Sentenced To 350 Lashes Plead With PM To Save Him

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 13.10.2015 | UK

A 74-year-old British cancer survivor could die from the 350 lashes he has been sentenced to in Saudi Arabia. The family of Karl Andree, jailed for...

300 Lawyers Tell Cameron Why 'We Can Do Better' By Syrian Refugees

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 12.10.2015 | UK

More than 300 lawyers, including a former president of the Supreme Court, have signed a letter criticising David Cameron's response to the Syrian refu...

DJ Neil Fox Faces Fresh Child Sex Offence Charges

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 02.10.2015 | UK

DJ Neil Fox has appeared in court charged with six new historical child sex offences, taking the number of his alleged victims to nine. The 54-year...

It Didn't Take Much Bribing To Get The Strangeways Prison Protester Down

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 16.09.2015 | UK

A prisoner who scaled the roof of Strangeways jail has ended his three-day protest after prison wardens bribed him down with the offer of a 12 inch pi...

Justice Minister Judges Amal Clooney On Her Husband, Not Her Qualifications

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 15.09.2015 | UK

Famed human rights lawyer Amal Clooney only gets assigned high profile cases because of her marriage to husband George Clooney, the Tory justice minis...

Barrister Named And Shamed Top Lawyer Over 'Sexist' LinkedIn

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 10.09.2015 | UK

A 27-year-old barrister has named and shamed a top London lawyer who sent her a LinkedIn message praising her "stunning" good looks. Charlotte Pro...

First Woman To Be Convicted Of Revenge Porn Spared Jail Term

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 01.09.2015 | UK

A woman who posted explicit images of her girlfriend "to hurt and humiliate" her victim after an argument has walked free from court. Paige Mitchel...

Grieving Father Punches Man Who Killed His 3-Year-Old Daughter In Court

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 01.09.2015 | UK

A grieving father has punched the man who killed his three-year-old child, during a heated confrontation in a Detroit courtroom. Dwayne Smith was ...

Man Who Trolled Lee Rigby's Family Sentenced

Press Association | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK

An internet troll who claimed the murder of Lee Rigby was a conspiracy designed to provoke anti-Islamic feelings has escaped an immediate jail term af...

Is 14 Years Too Harsh A Sentence For Libor-Rigging Banker?

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 04.08.2015 | UK

Debates are raging on social media over the 14-year-sentence handed down to convicted Libor-rate rigger Tom Hayes earlier this week. Passing the f...

Beauty Queen And Lawyer's £1 Million Divorce Leaves Judge Speechless

PA | Posted 04.06.2015 | UK

A former beauty queen and her estranged husband have been criticised by a judge for running up lawyers' bills of more than £1 million fighting each o...

God Forced To Prove His Existence In Court Of Law

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK

A man named God has been forced to prove his existence in a New York court. God Gazarov, 27, pursued legal action after Equifax failed to provide h...

Former MP Avoids Jail Over Teen Assaults, As Court Hears Of His 'Drink Problem'

PA | Posted 27.05.2015 | UK

Former MP Eric Joyce has avoided jail after attacking two teenagers in an "unjustified and unprovoked" attack, but has been ordered to undergo a viole...