The solicitor for Sgt Danny Nightingale has tweeted that the family will be seeking advice on whether to appeal against his conviction by a court martial board for illegally possessing a pistol and ammunition:
the #nightingale sentence raises point of law of exceptional importance and has been referred to the Court Martial Appeal Court
the#nightingale family will now be seeking advice on an appeal against the convictions
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