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Joseph Sinclair successful in dismissing stalking protection order application


The respondent was a film director, who was alleged by the police to have engaged in acts associated with stalking over seven years. He had initially acted as a litigant in person and had made concessions in the course of proceedings. Instructed at a late stage, Joseph successfully persuaded the judge that the relationship was a nuanced one and that the risk had been mitigated considerably by the respondent experiencing the SPO proceedings and gaining victim insight. Accordingly, the judge concluded that no order was necessary.

Joseph was instructed privately by Cally Gormally of Hodge Jones & Allen.

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