Edward Brown QC, Ben Fitzgerald and Philip Stott represent prosecution in Ben Butler murder trial

Edward Brown QC, Ben Fitzgerald and Philip Stott were instructed by the CPS in the trial of Butler for the murder of his six-year-old daughter Ellie.

Butler was convicted and sentenced to at least 23 years imprisonment. Ellie's mother was convicted of perverting the course of justice and received a sentence of three and a half years. The High Court Judge praised counsel at the end of the trial for their professionalism in this exceptionally sensitive and difficult case.

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