Gordon Aspden has secured an acquittal for his client Kian Gerrard in his first case after being appointed to silk. The 51 year old victim, was attacked by a group of young men brandishing a brick and a metal bar, as he made his way home from his local shop on 3 December 2019. Officers discovered his body, 12 days later, after he has been reported missing.
Following a 4 week trial, two men and a teenager were convicted – one of murder and the other two of manslaughter. Gordon’s client Kian Gerrard was acquitted of murder and manslaughter.
The case has been reported in The Star, read more here. Gordon was instructed by Cheryl Dudley of GWB Hart Hills Solicitors.
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