Paul Mendelle QC secures murder acquittal on behalf of Aiden Pearce , instructed by Kathy Murphy of Kalber Struckly, leading Dean George.
Following a 19-day trial at Basildon Crown Court, Aidan Pearce was acquitted of murder. The defendant and the co-defendant were accused of murdering the deceased while attempting to rob him of his car. The deceased died of a single stab wound inflicted by the co-defendant. Both defendants were convicted of attempted robbery and the co-defendant was convicted of murder while the defendant was acquitted of murder but convicted of manslaughter.
Paul Mendelle QC
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