Sister speaks out about the death of Annabella Landsberg at HMP Peterborough
Sandra Landsberg has spoken to Channel 4 news after the publication of a report by HM Prison Inspectorate which criticised safety at HMP Peterborough and the use of force against inmates. Megan Phillips acts for Sandra Landsberg and her family.
Jury finds systematic failings at HMP Bedford contributed to the death of Mark Vagnoni
Mark Vagnoni, 35, was found hanged in his cell at HMP Bedford, less than 15 minutes after being seen by a prison officer as he played with his bed sheet. He died two days later in hospital on 13 July 2016. On 4 October 2017 an inquest jury concluded that a number of serious failures and missed...
Coroner calls for changes to treatment of child refugees
On 5 July 2017 the inquest into the death of child refugee Mohammed Hassan concluded with the Coroner making a prevention of future death report. Danny Friedman QC of Matrix Chambers, Kate Beattie of Doughty Street Chambers and Jane Ryan of Bhatt Murphy acted for Mohammed’s family.
Jury finds serious failings following inquest into death of Caroline Hunt
On 25 May 2017 the inquest into Caroline Hunt, a prisoner at HMP Foston Hall concluded. The jury found many serious failings by prison staff, and these in part contributed to her self-inflicted death. Jane Ryan of Bhatt Murphy and Alison Gerry of Doughty Street Chambers act for Caroline’s...