Harsher sentences for riot and non-riot cases in after mouth of disturbances a worrying sign for legal system

CRIMINAL lawyer Oliver Gardner is voicing his concern after a recent report found that rioters faced significantly harsher sentences if convicted within two weeks of the riots. The report by the Manchester Evening News discovered that those convicted within a fortnight of the riots received sentences on average 30% longer than those sentenced after two…


Comments on Manchester riots from criminal lawyer representing a number of defendants

Oliver Gardner managing partner at criminal law practice Howards Solicitors. www.howardssolicitors.co.uk Howards is representing a number of defendants from alleged offences regarding the riots in Manchester. Oliver is available for interview and further comment – please use comments below (acknowledgement of use would be appreciated). The affects on defendents not involved in the riots “One…