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Patrick Williamson

  • Year of call: 1989



Top Ranked in Legal 500 2019:
Patrick Williamson is recommended in the Legal 500 for his Crime practice, ‘Prosecutes and defends across a panoply of criminal matters.'

Patrick Williamson maintains a varied practice, working for both prosecuting authorities and defence solicitors.  His wide experience has benefited clients through a balanced approach to cases and an ability to advise with accuracy.

Lecture Experience:

  • Dangerous Offenders: Lecture covering indeterminate sentencing under the 2003 Act and previous legislation.
  • Criminal Law Update: General Criminal Law Round-UP

Reported Cases

  • R v Jarratt [2016] - Press Coverage
  • R v Sykes (2015) Senior prison officer acquitted of assault
  • R v Lomas [2007] EWCA Crim 1792, Exclusion Orders under Licensed Premises (Exclusion of Certain Persons) Act 1980
  • R v Sullivan : Successful defence of a school teacher accused of sexual assault
  • R v Hughes : Successful defence of Prison Officer accused of assaulting a prisoner at a Young Offenders Institution
  • R v Sundar-Raj : Successful defence of a Nurse accused of misuse of Class A drugs in the course of her employment
  • R v Doe : Successful mitigation on plea of young woman accused of assisting a murderer, avoiding imprisonment
  • R v Tudge : Successful defence of protester, involving Article 10 Human Rights
  • R v Oloidi : Successful defence of care assistant accused of assaulting service user
  • R v Churchill : Successful defence of man accused of a number of sexual offences against a number of young girls
  • R v Rafiq : Successful defence of young wife accused of importing heroin from Pakistan
  • R v Ranahan : Large scale drugs conspiracy and firearms case
  • R v Hope : Large scale prison riot case

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