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Brereton Horne secures acquittal

November 2016

Brereton Horne has successfully defended a man at Woolwich Crown Court, who was charged with Disclosing private sexual photographs with intent to cause distress, contrary to section 33(1) and (9) of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015. This is a relatively new offence in law.

The defendant was said to have disclosed private sexual photographs of his ex-partner, with intent to cause her distress. The trial lasted for three days and after deliberating for less than half an hour the jury returned a unanimous verdict of not guilty.

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Successfully defence for Brereton Horne

November 2016

Brereton Horne has successfully defended a man, at Inner London Crown Court, charged with offering to supply Class A drugs, Cocaine and MDMA, to plain clothes police offers in Soho, London.

The defendant was said to have approached four officers, in plain clothes, and offered to supply them with Class A drugs. Three of the four officers gave live evidence in the three day trial.

After deliberating for 5 hours and 22 minutes the jury found the defendant Not Guilty.

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