Vivian Walters prosecutes Kent arson case at Canterbury Crown Court, whereby the defendant set fire to the family home. He pleaded guilty on a basis which was not accepted by the prosecution and which disputed both the expert evidence of the fire investigator and the psychiatric report. After a trial of issue, the judge found in favour of the prosecution. The judge found the defendant posed a continuing danger to others and imposed an extended sentence.
The case was reported in the KentOnline and the article can be viewed here.
Vivian has over twenty-five years experience in prosecuting and defending serious crime. She is an experienced criminal barrister and is instructed to prosecute both as leading counsel and alone. As a testament to Vivian's skills and experience, she has previously successfully completed the treasury counsel monitoring process and was standing counsel to the former RCPO.