Richard Orme secures acquittal of serving police officer

February 7, 2023

Richard Orme, instructed by Catherine Gaynor and Andrew Gilligan of JMW Solicitors, secured the acquittal of a serving Lancashire Constabulary Police Officer, a former Royal Marine, who was charged with assaulting an arrested and handcuffed male. On day three of the trial, District Judge Boswell sitting at Liverpool Magistrates’ Court, acceded to the defence submission of no case to answer and entered a ‘not guilty’ verdict.