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Partner acted for manfacturer of Taser gun used in Moat stand-off

PUBLISHED October 7, 2011

Who? Paul Mayson, 41, principal and commercial litigation partner at Burnley firm Maysons. Why is he in the news? Acted at a three-week inquest for the manufacturer of an untested Taser stun gun with which police tried, but failed, to capture murderer Raoul Moat, 37, before he could commit suicide. In July 2010, Moat wounded his ex-girlfriend and killed her new boyfriend in Northumberland, before shooting and blinding a police officer. read more