Claire Matthews and Stephen Spence act for the defendants in 'most harrowing' Norwich Paedophile case

1 October 2015

Stephen Spence acted as leading counsel for one of six defendants cleared of all charges in an alleged major paedophile ring. Claire Matthews appeared as leading counsel for a defendant who was cleared of all of the serious sexual offences against her and convicted of a single minor physical assault. this case attracted national press attention and is infamous for the severity of the abuse: so much so that the jurors have been excused ever being called for jury duty again. See below for press reports:

1.BBC

2. ITV

3. The Guardian

4. Daily Mirror