Crown offer no evidence in Conspiracy to Supply Class A matter


After complex legal arguments in relation to disclosure and an adjournment for the Judge to consider the impact of R v Boardman [2015] EWCA Crim 175 and R v Salt [2015] EWCA Crim 662, the Judge ruled that all material served after a particular date was to be excluded from evidence. The Crown’s conduct was particularly disappointing given the case concerned a youth defendant who had been found to be a victim of modern slavery. On 13 July 2021, the Crown reconsidered the case in light of the ruling and offered no evidence against our client.


This case was handled by Ghislaine Sandoval and James O’Hara of IKP together with instructed counsel Alex Taylor-Camara of Garden Court Chambers.

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