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Student too smart to jail after stabbing ex is now dating Russian oligarchs son

Student 'too smart to jail' after stabbing ex is now dating Russian oligarchs son
Lavinia Woodward and Philip Kagalovsky (Picture: Facebook)

An Oxford University student who was let off prison after stabbing her former boyfriend is now dating a Russian oligarchs son.

A judge claimed Lavinia Woodward, 24, was too bright for jail so she was spared a custodial term and handed a ten month suspended sentence instead.

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She had admitted unlawful wounding after she stabbed Thomas Fairclough in the leg with a bread knife at her university in 2016.

He suffered injuries to his fingers.

Woodward is now dating Philip Kay Kagalovsky, 21, who is the son of Konstantin Kagalovsky.

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FILE PICTURE - Lavinia Woodward appearing at Oxford Crown Court. A brilliant Oxford student who was spared jail after stabbing her boyfriend in a drug-fuelled rage was denied permission to appeal her sentence. See SWNS story SWOXFORD. Lavinia Woodward, 24, who has a history of cocaine and MDMA abuse, was given a suspended sentence after plunging a bread knife into Thomas Fairclough's leg but challenged the judgement. The appeal was denied, however the aspiring heart surgeon can still apply to have her case heard by a full court of two or three judges. Woodward admitted unlawful wounding but found herself at the centre of controversy when a judge described her as 'an extraordinary young lady'. Ian Pringle QC acknowledged that the stabbing would normally result in a prison sentence, either immediate or suspended. But at a hearing in May 2017 he said he would delay sentence to consider Woodward's fate as one which hindered her career prospects would be
Lavinia Woodward appearing at Oxford Crown Court (Picture: SWNS)
Rex Features Ltd. do not claim any Copyright or License of the attached image Mandatory Credit: Photo by REX/Shutterstock (8823292i) Lavinia Woodward. An "extraordinary" Oxford University student who aspires to be a surgeon may avoid jail for stabbing her ex-boyfriend in the leg as it would affect her career prospects Aspiring surgeon may avoid jail for stabbing boyfriend, Oxford, UK - 17 May 2017
Lavinia Woodward was spared jail because she was bright (Picture: Rex)

His dad was the former Yukos oil company vice president and also represented Russia at the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

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Pictures showed the happy couple out on several dates, including one at an ice rink.

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METROGRAB Lavinia Woodward is dating Philip Kagalovsky, son of Konstantin Kagalovsky
Another image of the happy couple (Picture: Facebook)

The couple, who share a home in south west London, reportedly started dating in February 2017 and also own two companys together, according to Mail Online.

Woodward was denied permission to appeal her sentence this week.

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