The High Court has this morning handed down judgment dismissing the claims brought by Victor Nealon and Sam Hallam for compensation for miscarriage of justice.

Nealon and Anor,  R (on the application) v The Secretary of State for Justice [2015] EWHC 1565 (Admin)

GCN's Matthew Stanbury is acting for Victor Nealon in this test case to challenge a new law introduced last year to cut compensation for almost all justice miscarriage victims and discusses today's decision in his blog thepubliclawyer.com  .

See also, statement by Quality Solicitors Jordans confirming that the case will be appealed.

Matthew Stanbury is acting for the claimant Victor Nealon alongside Joseph Markus, also from Garden Court North Chambers, instructed by Mark Newby of Qualitysolicitors Jordans.