Video share: The saga of Rupert Quaintance

In today’s video instalment we take a trip down memory lane—it’s been almost two years since Rupert Quaintance was found guilty of stalking Hampstead families, and was sentenced to nine months in Wandworth Prison. We think it’s time to take a fair and balanced look back at the case which preoccupied us all while it…

Apologies for an error

Earlier today we published a post in error. We have since found out that had we allowed that post to remain on the blog, we would have been in contempt of court, so we have removed it. Unfortunately, this also removed a number of comments, and left some readers confused. We can only apologise for…

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…

A happy Christmas to all…

It’s that time of year again—after a wildly busy fall, the festive season is upon us, and we’re getting ready to spend time with family and friends. We hope all our readers will find time for quiet reflection in amongst the holiday cheer, and that you’ll find much to enjoy over the next couple of…

Sabine McNeill on trial: Day 17

First, the day’s news from Sabine McNeill’s trial on four charges of stalking and 17 charges of violating a restraining order: there is no news.  At 10:40 a.m., HHJ Sally Cahill QC sent the jury back to their deliberations, and at 4:15 p.m. she released them for the day.  We fully expected that it would…

Sabine McNeill on trial: Day 13

Following up on yesterday’s court proceedings, Miranda Moore QC continued with her cross-examination of Sabine McNeill.  She turned to Sabine’s police interview on 11 January 2016, following her arrest for allegedly conspiring with Neelu Berry to commit witness intimidation.  The interview was conducted by PC Betsy Davey, who informed Sabine that she had been arrested…

Dunn & Wong: More on Wong’s connections

Yesterday we made a passing reference to Wilfred Wong, with whom Tom Dunn and Russ Dizdar met during their trip to Dundee last week. Dunn in particular waxed enthusiastic about the “amazing information” and “networking” achieved during their brief visit. As we mentioned on Sunday, Wong is very well-placed within the UK SRA-promoting community.  A non-practising…