Pavlos Panayi QC secures manslaughter acquittal at Central Criminal Court



Pavlos Panayi QC represented Alexis Varela who was one of five defendants prosecuted in relation to the fatal stabbing of Beniamin Pieknyi. Mr Pieknyi died after being stabbed in a shopping centre in East London by Vladyslav Yakymchuk who pleaded guilty to murder and received a life sentence with a 24 year minimum term.

Mr Varela, aged 19, was convicted of violent disorder and sentenced to 40 months imprisonment.

Pavlos Panayi QC was instructed by MW Solicitors.


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