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James Shepherd

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James Shepherd

James Shepherd

Criminal Appeals


James has appeared in both the Court of Appeal and the Privy Council on numerous occasions.

He has also successfully judicially reviewed a number of matters before the High Court.

List of selected criminal appeal cases

  • R v W and others  – Privy Council – The constructive dismissal of police officers in Dominica.
  • R v N – Court of Appeal – First individual to be prosecuted and imprisoned for recording, downloading and uploading ‘new release’ films in the UK.
  • R v E and others – Court of Appeal – Issue relating to a how a court was to interpret the days an Appellant had spent on remand during the course of criminal proceedings.