Matthew Scott writes in The Times about the new Justice Secretary’s proposal to amend the law on self-defence.
Heather Platt recently appeared in this case in the Employment Appeal Tribunal for the appellant and was successful. The case will be reported in the ICRs.
Chambers' Spencer Keen and Monika Sobiecki (2nd 6 pupil) appeared in the EAT on behalf of the Appellant and the Free Representation Unit
R v Fitchett  EWCA Crim 1375
(from Crime Line)
Lechlade man Nicholas Saunders, 46, has been found guilty of having sex with his ex-wife’s bull mastiff dog. Kelly Thacker told Gloucester Crown Court she was shocked to discover her ex-husband Saunders, in her bed having intercourse with the animal on January 15 last year.
Who should read this: Businesses who engage “self-employed” workers; traditionally within construction, Car Hire and IT industries; employers of “contractors” or “casuals”.