Criminal Case Studies

Holborn Adams supports and guides individuals both in the UK and beyond to secure results.

R v W (Criminal)

Outcome: No further Action.
Client was arrested for a historical sexual assault on his step daughter. Following pre-charge
representations, no further action was taken.

R v G (Criminal)

Outcome: No further Action.
Client is an international student who was charged with rape after allegations being made by two
sperate complainants. The case proceeded to a two week trial. Following trial, the jury returned a
verdict in relation to one of the allegations and were undecided in relation to the other thus resulting
in a hung jury. The Prosecution took the decision to commence with a retrial in relation to the
undecided matter. On day two of the retrial there was a lengthy abuse of process argument advanced
by Holborn Adams, which resulted in the case being discontinued.

R V J (Criminal)

Outcome: No further Action.
Client was arrested for assaulting a police officer. Whilst on bail and awaiting trial before the Crown
Court, client was arrested again for another offence of the same nature. After a four day trial, the Jury
retired to consider their verdict. They were unable to reach a unanimous decision which resulted in a
majority direction being given by the Judge. Shortly after, the Jury returned a verdict of not guilty.

R v S (Criminal)

Outcome: No further Action.
Client was arrested after an allegation that he placed his mobile phone in record mode underneath a
cubicle in a family changing room. Following a defence bundle being complied, pre-charge
representations were submitted which resulted in no further action has been taken in this matter.

R v S (Criminal)

Outcome: No further Action.
Client was arrested and charged for failing to comply with DIP testing. He instructed Holborn Adams
post charge to represent him when he appeared before the Magistrates’ Court. HA made disclosure
requests and threatened an abuse of process argument. Disclosure requests were not fulfilled and
the matter was discontinued.

R v B (Criminal)

Outcome: No further Action.
Holborn Adams were instructed to represent client in relation to an allegation of assault by
penetration on a child. The police sought further time to complete their investigation resulting in
them making an application to extend bail. This application was opposed by HA. Arguments were put
forward to the court thus finding in favour of HA. Following this, pre-charge representations were
submitted which resulted in no further action being taken.

R v K (Criminal)

Outcome: No further Action.
We were instructed to represent our client at the police station following his arrest for a serious
allegation of Malicious Communications. This was halted at the investigation stage due to the
representations made by our police station representative at the police station.

R v B (Criminal)

Outcome: No further Action.
Youth arrested for possession of indecent images of children. Pre-Charge Representations were
submitted and due to their comprehensive nature and instruction of medical experts, no further
action was taken although the evidential threshold being passed.

R v F (Criminal)

Outcome: No further Action.
Defendant prosecuted for Criminal Damage; Graffiti caused to buildings, including religious buildings
and following successful mitigation at court Holborn Adams managed to secure a none custodial
sentence.

R v I (Criminal)

Outcome: No further Action.
Investigated for an offence of assault which was successfully halted at the investigation stage
without the need for written representations to be submitted.