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Simon Spence QC and Jamie Sawyer successfully prosecute teenager murder in Essex

7. May 2021

Simon Spence QC and Jamie Sawyer have successfully prosecuted the murder of 19 year old Liam Taylor who was killed outside the Rose and Crown pub in Writtle, Essex on January 31, 2020.

Ryan Filby, 21, of Evelyn Place in Chelmsford and Daniel Daden, 19, of Bramble Court in Witham, were both found guilty of murder and of wounding with intent. A third defendant pleaded guilty earlier in the year.

The trial which took place at Chelmsford Crown Court lasted 29 days. Sentencing will take place in June.

Simon Spence QC and Jamie Sawyer were instructed by Essex CPS.

News story here: [Essex Live]

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