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Murder & Manslaughter


Murder is the most serious offence in English law, ‘where one person, of sound mind, unlawfully kills another with the intention to kill or to cause grievous bodily harm’.

Due to the serious nature of this offence, a mandatory life sentence is imposed upon conviction. In some instances, a whole life term can be imposed when certain facts and aggravating features are present.

At Hay & Kilner, we have considerable experience in dealing with complex murder and manslaughter cases and provide a dedicated and dependable service to our clients. We also understand the effect such proceedings have on family members and the need for them to be kept up to date throughout the case as it progresses.

We have access to the most experienced Leading Counsel, Barristers and forensic experts and we will work together to secure the best possible outcome for you.

For further information, please contact Mark Harrison, Partner in our Crime Team

Call: 0191 232 8345

Email: Mark.Harrison@hay-kilner.co.uk


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