ADEQUACY OF LEGAL ADVICE AND PRESENTATION OF CASE

[2010] EWCA Crim 2553 [2010] EWCA Crim 2553

The offender’s conviction for murder was not rendered unsafe on the basis that her case at trial was different to her instructions. She had been given competent legal advice and her decision not to give evidence, or advance a positive case, had been her own, properly informed decision.