An investigation by the The Bureau of Investigative Journalists in association with the the BBC discovered that the officer had been allowed to continue working for the force unsuspended for three years after two colleagues had accused him of sexual and physical abuse. Also, that an internal Essex Police review revealed that the investigation into the allegations by that force had not been of an appropriate standard.
Stephen Shotnes said: “Congratulations to our client TBIJ and Alex Heal with their expose of the way police dealt with this matter. An important and well investigated follow up to Alex’s 2020 Private Eye Paul Foot award-winning series on this topic.”
SMB’s Music department has launched a partnership with The BRIT School, the UK’s first and leading free performing and creative arts school, who are responsible… Read more
SMB’s Film and TV Team has advised its client 42, the UK/US management and production company (Outside the Wire, Watership Down), on the production, financing and distribution arrangements for its new film Silent Twins.Read more
In a judgment handed down on Tuesday 19th January, SMB won a claim to recover the domain name blackjack.com on behalf of our client, Hanger Holdings.Read more