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21st February 2016 |

Bedfordshire Man Spared Jail After Violent Disorder

A Dunstable man who was encouraged by his father and older brother to get involved in a violent disturbance in Houghton Regis has been spared jail by a Judge. Read More >


16th February 2016 |

Hatfield Naturist Gets Suspended Sentence For Posession

A Hatfield man who was arrested on suspicion of looking at indecent images of children told the police he was into naturism. Read More >

7th November 2016

Elderly Man Caught Up In Lebanese Loop Attack

An elderly Broxbourne man had £1250 taken from his bank account after a ‘Lebanese Loop’ was attached to a cash point in the town. Read More >

4th November 2016

Cleared of Sexually Assaulting Student on Public Transport

A teenager accused of sexually assaulting another student at a St Albans college was cleared by a jury Wednesday 2nd November 2016. Read More >

20th October 2016

Result After Court Ordered Psychiatric Reports After GBH Attack

A woman who attacked her elderly mother with a lamp, breaking bones in her body, is to be detained in a mental health unit. Read More >

3rd October 2016

Duty Solicitor – Job Vacancy

Lawtons Solicitors are seeking Duty Solicitors (whether Higher Court Advocates or not), experienced Crown Court Caseworkers & Paralegals across all offices.  Read More >

20th September 2016

Leading Criminal Law Firm, 2016

Lawtons has been independently recognised as a leading criminal law firm Read More >

19th September 2016

Man After Pleading Guilty For ABH After 49 Offences

A 28-year-old was jailed for 17 and a half months Wednesday 14th September for a late night attack in St Albans on the brother of a man he believed had burgled his aunt’s home. Read More >

31st August 2016

Luton Man Fled The Country To Join French Legion Returns Facing Offences of Possession and Robbery

A Luton robber who fled the country to join the French Foreign Legion in a bid to escape his past has been jailed for two years. Read More >

2nd August 2016

Alleged Sex Crime Surfaces 20 Years After No Further Action Taken

A trial took place in June of this year where he faced an Indictment alleging indecency with a child under 14.  Read More >

28th July 2016

Caution Administered After Successful Representations Made To The Crown Prosecution Service

A man from London was charged with possession a bladed article following the item being found on him when he went to a Watford nightclub for a night out. Read More >

18th July 2016

Drug Addict Bailed After He Robbed A Women and Was Found In Possession of Offensive Weapon

A drug addict who robbed a woman of £200 at a Luton cash point was chased by members of the public and caught. The 36 year old was beaten up and forced to hand back the money before the police arrived to arrest him. Read More >

15th July 2016

Conditional Discharge For Cheshunt Boys After Conspiracy to Commit Fraud

Three Cheshunt men given the one of the lower sentences after using the Depop trading website to con teenagers out of cash for goods that did not exist. 17 victims, mainly teenagers, parted with money for items including trainers, an iPhone and an iPad that were not delivered. Read More >

13th May 2016

Sentenced After Impersonating A Police Officer in Hertfordshire

A man who had gone out to watch football in a Bishop’s Stortford pub was chased along the street by a bogus police officer. Read More >

12th May 2016

Hertfordshire Market Trader Sentenced After Trading Standards Investigation

A market trader who sold counterfeit DVDs and CDs on his stalls at Bovingdon market has been jailed for 30 months despite  Lawton’s Sean Smith telling St Albans Crown Court he was now supporting his family by “legitimate means.” Read More >

9th May 2016

Bedford Loner Sentenced After Child Pornography Search

A loner from Bedford who searched for child pornography on his computer has been jailed for 10 months after Lawton’s Stuart Sprawson told a court the man now understood the gravity of his crimes. Read More >

9th May 2016

Dunstable Boxer’s Accepts GBH Attack

A young Dunstable boxer who beat up another teenager, punching him to the ground and kicking him in the face, has been sentenced to 18 months custody after Lawton’s Stuart Sprawson told a court “He is a fine young man but accepts full responsibility for a vicious attack on this occasion.” Read More >

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