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Ian Hudson secures third consecutive acquittal in three weeks

Criminal Barrister Ian Hudson has secured his third consecutive acquittal in as many weeks.

Trial one at Bradford Crown Court involved an alleged night time knife point robbery of a man on the way to a mosque.

Trial two in York, involved a charge of arson with intent to endanger life. The defendant, who had admitted the burglary of  a roadside cafe, was alleged to have returned later to set fire to the cafe. £40,000 of damage was caused and the cafe destroyed.  He was acquitted after a 3 day trial.

And finally Trial 3 at Hull Crown Court which involved a defendant charged with aggravated burglary. The prosecution alleged the defendant had attend the home address of the complainant (who was known to them), forced entry into his house, assaulted him with knives and a baseball bat before stealing his wallet and keys and leaving the address. The defedant was acquitted after a 4 day trial.

After being admitted as a Solicitor in 1998 Ian has represented clients in almost every type of criminal case ranging from driving offences to terrorism and murder.  He has vast experience in the Magistrates Court and after obtaining his Higher Rights of Audience in 2008 he has frequently appeared in Crown Courts and in the Court of Appeal.

Contact Ian’s clerks

Andrew Thornton on 0113 213 5202

Gina Hawkins on 0113 213 5205

Rebecca Wilson on 0113 213 5203

Hannah Dempsey on 0113 213 5211

Harrison Browne on 0113 213 5217