In the Media

City solicitor jailed for perverting the course of justice

PUBLISHED January 20, 2012

A former partner of City firm Macfarlanes who claimed he was the victim of a kidnap to avoid being arrested for drink driving was today sentenced to 12 months in prison.

Francis Bridgeman, 43, from Wards Lane, Wadhurst, East Sussex, was found guilty of perverting the course of justice on 16 December 2011. The verdict followed a five-day trial at Brighton Crown Court.

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