Rhiannon Brooker’s sentence not unduly lenient (Attorney General’s Reference 71 of 2014).

The Court of Appeal have found Rhiannon Brooker's sentence to not be unduly lenient in Attorney General's Reference 71 of 2014. Sarah Elliott Q.C. and Benjamin Newton, instructed by Nigel Richardson at Hodge, Jones and Allen, represented Miss Brooker, who had received 3 ½ years imprisonment in relation to twelve counts of perverting the course of justice. The Court of Appeal, whilst re-affirming the potential mitigating impact of young children, upheld HHJ Lambert's 'thoughtful' sentence in an exceptional case.

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