Paul Hodgkinson defends in murder trial

May 14, 2015

Paul Hodgkinson from Exchange Chambers has acted as defence junior for Keir Michael, a prisoner who fatally stabbed another inmate, Dean Ashcroft, in a murder trial at Liverpool Crown Court.

Michael, 31, was cleared of Darren Ashcroft’s murder after the jury deliberated for 15 hours and 38 minutes.  He was found guilty of manslaughter.

Details on the case can be found here:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-merseyside-32714252