Richard Orme Secures Acquittal

January 13, 2023

Richard Orme, instructed by Rachel Fletcher of Slater Heelis Solicitors, today secured the acquittal of an Australian national extradited to face trial in the UK for a number of counts of rape and attempted rape of a minor. Their client had been incarcerated in Australia for five months following his arrest and a further six months in the UK prior to his trial. Following his acquittal he is due to return to Australia, where he will be reunited with his family.