Scott Smith successfully defends client charged with serious wounding

18 March 2020

Scott successfully represented a client at Woolwich Crown Court who was charged with an offence of section 18 wounding involving the use of a knife during a fight at a hostel. The allegation was that the defendant had deliberately stabbed the complainant in the neck then leg, severing the femoral artery. After a three day trial the client was acquitted.

Scott was instructed by Dante Leccacorvi from Whitelock & Storr.