News & Insights

manchester

William England leading Joe Hingston defends in Operation Absolute

18/05/2022

Andrew Ford KC and Holly Nelson prosecute the multi handed case that started in Manchester on the 16th of May 2022. The trial is expected to last 2-3 weeks. The case involves an alleged conspiracy to possess firearms and two separate firearms discharges with intent to endanger life in the greater Manchester area.   

Operation Absolute is an investigation involving the NCA and the Dutch authorities. The crown alleges a conspiracy to target certain properties and individuals with the intent to endanger life.

The firearms were discharged on two separate occasions, firstly at Swan Taxis, Eccles and then at an address in the Whitefield area of Bury.

The prosecution seeks to rely upon “encro chat” messages, cell site evidence and call data from non-encrypted mobile telephones, together with various forensic links to the shootings.

Will is instructed by Richard Derby and Anton Patton of Potter Derby Solicitors.

Coverage: https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/he-f-gun-woman-gun-23975036?utm_source=sharebar&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=sharebar

Authors

Related Practice Areas

Popular Insights

Ben Hargreaves explores the inherent challenges in the admissibility of sexual history in sex cases. Section 41 of the Youth…

Articles
20/04/2020

Tom Edwards looks at the impact of the shift from Joint Enterprise to Common Purpose in the five years since…

Articles
19/08/2021

An analysis of the law on fitness to plead and stand trial in the magistrates’ courts: Silas Lee reviews the…

Articles
06/06/2021

Silas Lee, pupil barrister, reviews the statutory regime on witness anonymity. Anonymous witness orders are most commonly sought by the…

Articles
11/01/2021

Portfolio Builder

Select the practice areas that you would like to download or add to the portfolio

Download    Add to portfolio   
Portfolio
Title Type CV Email

Remove All

Download


Click here to share this shortlist.
(It will expire after 30 days.)