We were instructed by three out of four defendants in relation to an incident at the Camden Assembly Rooms, London, in February 2017. One of our clients had been performing with his band and whilst packing up at the end of the night and incident took place. It was alleged that the four defendants had assaulted the door staff.
However, it was the defence case that the bouncers had been aggressive, making racial comments made to one of them and this had led to the mass brawl taking place. It was the case of all defendants that they were acting in self -defence of themselves and each other. It wasn’t until the day of Trial at Blackfriars Crown Court at the end of January 2018 that the case was finally dropped against two of our clients after one of them pleaded guilty to a less serious charge of common assault in place of the ABH that was originally charged.
Our client that pleaded guilty to the less serious assault received a small fine by way of punishment.
Lawtons has a specialist team of defence lawyers able to assist in any assault case and are regularly instructed in relation to such matters in all the criminal courts in London and further afield.
If you are in need of expert advice from specialist defence solicitors in London or the South-East, then contact us today