Readers react to Belinda McKenzie’s new job

Yesterday’s post about Belinda McKenzie’s position as manager of the London-based 160 Fleet Street Chambers generated a good deal of discussion both on the blog and on Twitter, where a number of barristers expressed dismay: Hoaxtead Research readers pointed out that not only does Belinda have no legal training or background, but that her actions would…

Belinda McKenzie: Chambers Manager?

A couple of days ago, we reported that during Belinda McKenzie’s trial for contempt of court in relation to Sabine McNeill’s recent trial, it had come to light that Belinda has been working on a volunteer basis in the offices of the barrister who represented her. Tom Davidson, Belinda’s barrister, works out of 160 Fleet…

Hoax supporters react to Sabine McNeill sentence

It’s not as if this wasn’t wholly predictable: within minutes of the announcement of Sabine McNeill’s nine-year sentence being handed down, the first howls of rage were detected…all the way over in Greece. Andy “Make Mine a Double” Devine was first out of the gate, slugging back the vino while expressing his outrage at Sabine’s…

Belinda McKenzie convicted of contempt of court

After a false start yesterday, Belinda McKenzie was convicted this morning on charges of contempt of court, and sentenced to six months imprisonment, suspended for two years. She also signed a written undertaking for life that she would not publish anything about the Hampstead matter, either online or off, and that she would remove all…

Sentencing remarks clarify Sabine’s 9-year sentence

Wednesday’s announcement that Sabine McNeill had been sentenced to nine years’ imprisonment for stalking and breaches of her restraining order has sent a powerful message to those who would continue to harass and stalk the people of Hampstead. Even amongst those who supported a longer prison term, few expected that Sabine would receive more than…