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Lucie Wibberley secures acquittal for defendant accused of intent to cause grievous bodily harm and possession of a bladed article

Thursday 2 September 2021

Lucie Wibberley of the Garden Court Chambers Criminal Defence Team represented the defendant, instructed by Sandra Riordan of PSP Solicitors.

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Defendant acquitted at trial of s.18 (causing grievous bodily harm with intent) and of possession of a bladed article and sentenced on s.20 on the basis of excessive self-defence. The victim was stabbed 7 times with a weapon.

Defence expert reports concerning forensics evidence (DNA) and phone evidence were crucial in securing the acquittal.

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