Practice and Procedure

R v RL (2013)

PUBLISHED July 31, 2013

[2013] EWCA Crim 1913

Wrong legal advice given to a young offender regarding the potential loss of time served if he renewed an application for permission to appeal against a sentence of four years' detention for robbery had rendered his abandonment of his appeal a nullity.

CA (Crim Div) (Fulford LJ, Griffith Williams J, Judge Thornton QC)