18 St John Street Chambers’ Nicola Carroll prosecutes Jacob Lee, described by GMP Police as being a “dangerous offender” who was “a great risk to women”.
Full details of the case can be found in the below press articles:
Following the hearing, Detective Constable Stuart Bentley, of GMP Salford Division, said: “I firstly want to commend the young victim and her family for their strength and bravery in reporting this incident to Greater Manchester Police.
“As a team, we are pleased that our hard work and dedication has secured a conviction and put a dangerous offender behind bars, ensuring justice for the victim and protecting other women and girls.
“I hope the outcome of this case encourages other victims to come forward.”
The defendant will serve two-thirds of a seven year sentence in prison, and will only be freed when the Parole Board rules that it safe for him to be released. He will also be on licence for a further four years following his release.
To instruct Nicola, or for further information about the services that Nicola and the Criminal Department provide, please contact Chambers Director James Parks or Practice Manager, James Hotchin on Crime@18sjs.com or by phone 0161 278 8262.