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Chris Smith and Stephen Uttley at Leeds Crown Court

07/06/2015

“Acquitted Across The Board”

Chris Smith and Stephen Uttley secured unanimous acquittals last week for clients facing allegations of involvement in serious organised vigilante violence; one incident involved the alleged use of multiple firearms.

Both defendants were accused of involvement in a sustained and violent attack involving the use of weapons including a sword; lengthy custodial sentences would have been inevitable upon conviction.

After a three-week trial the Jury swiftly returned unanimous verdicts of NOT GUILTY and both men walked free from court.

Stephen was instructed by SJ Law Solicitors – an experienced London firm whilst Chris was retained by the respected West Yorkshire firm – Qamars Solicitors.

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