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Manslaughter & Murder Defence Lawyers: Protecting Your Rights and Presumption of Innocence

In the harrowing face of murder or manslaughter allegations, securing skilled legal representation is paramount.

At Murray Hughman, we understand the gravity of such accusations and the impact they have on your life. Our seasoned team murder defence lawyers specialise in providing comprehensive defence strategies, ensuring that your rights and presumption of innocence are vigorously protected.

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Manslaughter & Murder Defence Specialist 

There is simply no allegation more serious than one of murder. Such an allegation carries the ultimate criminal sanction upon conviction, namely a mandatory sentence of life imprisonment.  

There should be no compromise when it comes to quality of representation in homicide cases, where the potential consequences are of the utmost severity.  The firm’s experienced practitioners are known for their dedication in fighting their client’s corner to the absolute limit the law allows.  

Murray Hughman is comprised of a select team of strong, specialist and dedicated murder defence lawyers with a stellar reputation and proven track record in successfully defending the gravest and most serious cases nationally.

Strategic and tactically astute, we explore every available defence, leaving no stone unturned in our meticulous and forensic examination of the evidence and in our extensive case preparation.  

We hand select only the very best expert witnesses and specialists in the country in areas including pathology, forensic science, cell site, mobile phone forensics and toxicology to challenge prosecution evidence and support the case for the defence. We also instruct the leading and most sought-after advocates to ensure that your legal team is as strong as it can possibly be. 

We are acutely aware of the intense personal strain our clients and their families may experience in homicide cases and are responsive, empathetic, and supportive. We go the extra mile for our clients when it matters most, often in the most harrowing of circumstances. 

Murray Hughman provides bespoke, specialist and pro-active representation from the very outset of an investigation through to the conclusion of the court process.  

The firm has long held a strong presence and quality reputation, ranking highly in the Chambers and Partners legal directory. Our winning formula is best gauged however by our continued exceptional success rate.  

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If you or a loved one are facing allegations of murder or manslaughter, don’t hesitate to reach out to Murray Hughman. Our experienced team is here to provide the robust defence you need to protect your rights and secure the best possible outcome. Contact us today for a confidential consultation and let us begin fighting for your future.

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Recent Murder & Manslaughter Cases


R v TH – December 2021 – Central Criminal Court

The Defendant was charged with Death by Dangerous Driving.
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R v Calvin Lopoua (2021)

Youth Defendant charged as part of a multi-handed murder, acquitted of murder, convicted of manslaughter;
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R v Youth Defendant – November 2021 – Central Criminal Court

Representing the only youth defendant in a multi-handed revenge attempted murder.
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R v JG – July 2021 – Snaresbrook Crown Court

Conspiracy to Murder.
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R – v – NJ – Woolwich Crown Court – 2021

Represented youth charged with joint enterprise murder involving a sawn off shotgun.
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R v EM – Hove Crown Court – 2014 (Murder)

Defendant charged with shooting a rival on a busy Brighton Street.
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