Tania Clarence

Leading barrister with expertise in: Featured, Homicide

Jim acted for Mrs Clarence who was originally charged with the murder of her 3 disabled children who suffered from SMA in April 2014. The defence of diminished responsibility was made out as a result of expert evidence that agreed Mrs Clarence suffered from a severe depressive illness and pleas of guilty to manslaughter were accepted. On 18/11/14 Mrs Clarence was sentenced to a Hospital Order after extensive written and oral submissions.