Recompense for the wrongfully convicted (Victor Nealon)

11 April 2016

Judgment was today handed down in the miscarriage of justice test cases of R (on the applications of) Hallam and Anor v The Secretary of State for Justice (rev 1) [2016] EWCA Civ 355, in which Garden Court North Chambers’ Matthew Stanbury is instructed for Victor Nealon. The test cases were again refused. Mr Nealon’s solicitor, Mark Newby of Quality Solicitors Jordans has written a strong opinion piece in Justice Gap.

Permission will now be sought to pursue this matter before the Supreme Court.

Matthew is acting for the Mr Nealon alongside Joseph Markus, also from Chambers.

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