R v D – Kingston Crown Court – 2016
Led by Philippa McAtasney QC, successful defence of a businessman charged with a number of sexual assaults on young men. The jury returned a not guilty verdict on all counts within 25 minutes after a 5-day trial.
R v C – Ealing Youth Court – 2016
Stephen successfully advanced a submission of no case to answer at the close of the prosecution case to an allegation of theft of a motor vehicle by undermining DNA evidence relied upon by the Crown.
R v H – Stratford Magistrates Court – 2016
Secured an acquittal for a defendant charged with careless driving and failing to stop/provide information. Stephen successfully excluded bad character and hearsay evidence in a case where the complainant had suffered serious injury.
R v S – Basildon Magistrates Court – 2016
Successfully advanced a post-driving consumption defence for an individual charged with driving with excess alcohol.
R v M – Wood Green Crown Court – 2016
Successfully advanced an exceptional hardship argument for an individual subject to a driving disqualification on the grounds of the disproportionate impact of the disqualification on his mother.
R v T – Stratford Magistrates Court – 2016
Secured an acquittal of a defendant charged with Assault Occasioning Actual Bodily Harm on a customer at his place of work.
R v M – Bexley Magistrates Court – 2016
Successful defence of an individual charged with contravening a red light by undermining the reliability of evidence from a police officer.