Brereton Horne secures acquittal

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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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November 2016