Background
Background

News & Events

Nicholas de la Poer in Court of Appeal

07/05/2015

Nicholas de la Poer, instructed by Howard and Byrne, Solicitors of York, successfully appealed against the conviction of Correy McGuffog for causing death whilst driving otherwise than in accordance with a licence.

Mr McGuffog’s conviction was 3 and a half years ago, but following a change in the law, Mr de la Poer managed to persuaded the Court of Appeal that a large extension of time for appealing was justified due to substantial on-going injustice to Mr McGuffog. As a result, the Court quashed the conviction.

Colin Byrne, of Howard and Byrne, who gave a witness statement in support of the appeal and whose firm was commended by the Court for identifying the change in the law expeditiously, expressed himself as delighted with the result for his client.

Authors

Nicholas de la Poer KC

Call 2003 | Silk 2020

Popular

Chloe Hudson acted on behalf of the General Medical Council in proceedings…

Discover more

Jason Pitter KC has been retained to represent GMP officers in the…

Discover more

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.)