In the highly publicised Marrache trial Benjamin Marrache sentenced to 11 years in prison, Isaac and Salomon to 7
Gibraltar's most high-profile case of Marrache concluded on Friday. Osman mitigated on behalf of Isaac Marrache. Both he and John Cooper QC now turn their attention to one of the most important appeals in the history of a defendant's right to trial by jury. In the Marrache trial the trial judge, Sir Geoffrey Grigson, took the unprecedented step in October last year of discharging the jury and continuing to try the case alone. The discharge and continuation of the trial by judge alone at such an early stage in proceedings was a legal first.