HHJ NICHOLAS LORAINE-SMITH
Misconduct in Public Office
That Nicholas LORAINE-SMITH, a Judge at Southwark Crown Court, on dates between 14 December 2009 and 25 September 2013, wilfully neglected to perform his duty and wilfully misconducted himself to such a degree as to amount to an abuse of the public’s trust in the office holder without reasonable excuse or justification.
Perverting the Course of Justice
That Nicholas LORAINE-SMITH, a Judge at Southwark Crown Court, on dates between 14 December 2009 and 25 September 2013, with intent to pervert the course of public justice, did a series of acts which had a tendency to pervert the course of public justice in that he:
(a) failed to ensure that a jury was sworn in according to the Criminal Procedure Rules and the Juries Act 1974
(b) placed a jury under duress by instructing them to issue a verdict “by the end of the day” on 23 December 2009
(c) failed to discharge a Jury once Indictment One (of Two) had been proven not to have been made out
(d) permitted a trial to proceed knowing and declaring in Court that the Crown had failed in its Disclosure process
(e) failed to investigate or report Perjury when it had been brought to his attention during the trial
(f) failed to investigate the non-appearance of a material witness
(g) rushed the trial along too hurriedly
(h) was prejudicial in his comments towards the Defendant in his Summing-Up to the Jury
(i) broke the conditions of the Data Protection Act 1998 by allowing the Jury to see the Defendant’s private journal which contained private information about third parties who were specifically named in that journal
(j) in breaches of the Human Rights Act 1998, unlawfully threatened the Defendant with jail if the Defendant continued to protest his innocence: “…I’ve got no option but to send you to jail if you continue to deny this…”
Fraud by abuse of position
Nicholas Loraine-Smith, a Judge at Southwark Crown Court, on days between 13 December 2009 and 28 January 2010, did abuse his position as a Crown Court Judge in that he (and others) perpetrated a series of crimes and human rights abuses against Brian Pead and pursued a course of conduct amounting to the harassment of Brian Pead which he knew, or ought to have known, would cause him and his daughter and grand-children alarm and distress, and that he issued a Sexual Offences Prevention Order which is void ab initio.
Misuse of Public Funds
Nicholas Loraine-Smith, a Crown Court Judge at Southwark in London, on days between 13 December 2009 and 28 January 2010, did misuse public funds in perpetrating crimes against Brian Pead and in allowing crimes and human rights abuses to be perpetrated against Brian Pead.