Paul Mendelle QC secures unanimous acquittal of defendant charged with murder
Following a 10-day trial at the Central Criminal Court, Abdirahman Abdullahi was unanimously acquitted of both murder and manslaughter. The defendant had stabbed the deceased in self-defence after robbing him of cannabis at knife-point. Paul Mendelle QC was instructed by Claudia Barker of Sonn Macmillan Walker and led David Kitson of the firm. For a report of the case, see here.