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Plymouth City Council secures over £9000 in costs due to vexatious Education Act appeal.

10th July 2017

Michael Brown represented Plymouth City Council (the Local Education Authority) in an Education Act appeal lodged by a Litigant in Person.   The case centred around the son of the Appellant and his poor attendance rate at a local school. The Council argued that the Appellant had failed in her duty to ensure an ‘efficient full-time education’ commensurate to his age, ability …

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Escalating Ground Rents - 'Run to Ground' an article by Rawdon Crozier

29th June 2017

Escalating Ground Rents 'Run to Ground' an article by Rawdon Crozier (co-authored by Ibraheem Dulmeer of the Leasehold Advisory Service) on the highly topical issue of escalating ground rents appears in the June Issue of Property in Practice, the magazine of the Law Society's Property Section PiP 2017, 59, 12-14. A version of the article is now also available on the Lease …

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Cleared of Murder, Manslaughter , Attempted Murder, Section 18 GBH and Section 20 GBH

28th June 2017

A 16 year old defendant (R v EI) was cleared of all charges after a 6 week trial at the Central Criminal Court. A multi-handed case involving three sixteen year old defendants and two sixteen year old complainants.  The case involved a detailed understanding of knife crime - wound mechanics, tracking and angles of penetration  - and how to mount a complex defence in dealing with issues p…

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Cleared of Murder, Manslaughter , Attempted Murder, Section 18 GBH and Section 20 GBH
 

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