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Patrick Williamson Successfully Defends IPP Prisoner for Assault on Prison Officers

by Kenworthy's Chambers 26/02/2020

Patrick Williamson, instructed by Diane Conway of Howard Bernsteins, represented an IPP Prisoner in a 4-day trial at Stafford Crown Court. His client was charged with assault against 5 Prison Officers, whilst serving an indeterminate sentence for attempted murder. Following the trial, the Jury accepted the defendant acted out of self-defence and unanimously agreed a Not Guilty verdict on all 5 counts of assault against the Prison Officers.