Isabella Forshall QC’s client acquitted of all charges of murder, manslaughter and conspiracy to rob at the Old Bailey

On 27th November, the defendant,  J M was acquitted by a jury of all the charges he faced at the Old Bailey. The Prosecution had alleged that J M, aged 17 at the time, joined in a “honeytrap” robbery with 3 other young men and a girl in the course of which the victim suffered 16 stab wounds.

J M was represented by Isabella Forshall QC leading Charlotte O’Connor of Furnival Chambers and instructed by Deborah Spence of Banks and Partners. J M was the only defendant to be entirely absolved by the jury.