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Nigel Lambert KC secures unanimous murder acquittal for defendant in Birmingham “Rap song murder” trial.


Nigel was instructed by Thompson & Co in high profile case of a group knife attack where a convicted co-defendant and local rapper was later found with rap lyrics boasting about what he had done.

His client was alleged to have known that, when he moved off in a Birmingham high street within a group of five, at least two of their number were armed with knives and were determined to seriously assault or kill the victim if they came across him.

This was a case closely following the decision in R v Jogee and Ruddock.

Nigel was instructed by Riccardo Pagano, Thompson & Co.

Leading in house counsel Afzal Syed-Ali.

Boasting rap lyric knifeman convicted of stabbing murder of teenager – Birmingham Live (


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