Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 478 (Jul)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Crim 1881
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Rose LJ, Colman and Roderick Evans JJ

Representation Alper Riza QC and Sa-ad Mustafa (instructed by Peter Lloyd Bonner) for the defendant.
  Sir John Nutting QC and Richard Blake (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the Crown.
Judgment Dates: 31 July 2002


Criminal law - Trial - Counsel's conduct of trial - Counsel being diagnosed as suffering from terminal illness immediately after trial - Whether decisions made by counsel during trial in any way influenced by illness - Whether conduct of defence case having fallen below proper standard - Whether defendant having received fair trial.

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