The Daily Telegraph reports that Hayes, who was jailed for 14 years has asked a London court for permission to appeal, with a judge due to rule on the matter within the next few months. He is currently being held at HM Prison Wandsworth.
'It’s not a surprise that Mr Hayes is appealing the sentence given its surprising length,” Stephen Pollard', a London-based lawyer at WilmerHale, told Bloomberg.
'The Court of Appeal may embrace the opportunity to clarify sentencing parameters for these kinds of cases because there are fewer'.
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