UPDATE: Hyman imprisoned for 12 months / Telegraph report
Bruce Hyman, former member of Doughty Street Chambers, is to be sentenced today and, if given a custodial sentence, will be the first barrister in 800 years to be imprisoned for perverting the course of justice.
My first coverage of this: “The Boys from the Bar stuff” was on 26th August.
Victorian Maiden and Nearly Legal both note that Doughty Street Chambers are keeping silent. VM has a take on Freedom of Information which is well worth reading. VM also hopes to be first with the news on the sentence!
See also: The Lawyer 17 September
John Bolch, Family Lore, has an interesting side comment on ‘bad pennies’ in the Law.