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Christina Courquin’s client acquitted of Affray


Christina Courquin secured a unanimous acquittal for a defendant charged with affray following a three-day trial at Aylesbury Crown Court (sitting at Amersham). The affray was alleged to have taken place in an exercise yard at a Category A high security prison. The Crown’s case was that this was an organised fight between two inmates, which involved both parties using weapons. Both parties sustained injuries.

The defence advanced was that it was not a prearranged fight, but instead that the defendant was attacked and acting in self-defence.

Christina was instructed by Molly Turner at Pure Law.


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