Paul Edwards secures an acquittal

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Paul Edwards secures an acquittal and hung jury for defendant charged with ABH and being in charge of a dog which caused injury while dangerously out of control on a public place.

The defendant stated that he was acting in self defence throughout the incident as the alleged victim was being aggressive and violent to his (victim’s girlfriend). In relation to the dog the defendant states he was never in control of the dog as it run out from his family home and this incident occurred outside his home address.

After trial the defendant was acquitted of the ABH and the jury could not reach a verdict in regards to the dog.

Paul Edwards Great James Street
Paul defends in the Crown, Magistrates’ and Youth Courts. He has experience across a broad range of criminal offences, and is regularly instructed to represent defendants facing allegations of violence, public disorder, drugs-related offences, theft and dishonesty, and criminal damage.

March 2016