- 73-year-old spent much of yesterday in police custody over alleged attack
- Police were called after neighbours heard screaming from a friend's house
- Known as 'Moneybags Mansfield' for fortune he has earned from his high-profile legal career
Leading Left-wing barrister Michael Mansfield has been arrested over an allegation of domestic assault after an incident at a party.
A neighbour said: 'At around 10pm there was a lot of shouting and swearing coming from the back of the house. I could hear it clearly because I had the windows wide open.