The well-known Antwerp criminal lawyer Pol Vandemeule has lodged an appeal in cassation against the Court of Appeal. Cassation must now decide whether the judgment is lawful, otherwise a new trial will follow.
Pol Vandemeulebroucke through the court of appeal in Antwerp was sentenced to a year in prison and a fine of 12,000 euros for membership of a successful organization. The contacts between the well-known criminal lawyer maintained with the client the deceased drug criminal Uka Gashi further than normal contact. “The contents of these relations indicate the existence of a criminal, drug-related context,” the court said. ”Vandemeulebroucke was actively involved in cases in which Uka Gashi had interests.”
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The clerk of the court of the beginning of the beginning of the vandeme broucke and three other forms of the organization of the organization have lined up against the arrest of September 15. The Court of Cassation will not be blamed. If the Court of Cassation were to quash the judgment, Vandemeulebroucke and the three others would be entitled to a new trial on appeal.
On November 25, a new trial against the well-known lawyer will start before the court of first preparations. He is being prosecuted for alleged re-membership in a routine organization, abuse of his right of access and breach of his professional secrecy.
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Against Vandemeulebroucke, a disciplinarian also faces complaints of various attacks that demanded considerable fees, but which were delivered due to the unpromised performance.