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Zayd Ahmed successful in private prosecution for the RSPCA where he secured two convictions for two defendants for offences contrary to the Animal Welfare Act 2006.


Zayd Ahmed successfully represented the RSPCA in a private prosecution against two defendants for offences of unnecessary suffering of a protected animal under s(4) of the animal welfare act and s(9) breach of duty of person responsible for animal to ensure welfare.

Zayd was instructed to prosecute two defendants in a three-day trial where two experts gave evidence as well as 7 witnesses.

Zayd was able to prove the prosecution case by showing the expert to be unreliable and by adducing evidence which contradicted both defendants account.

Zayd is able to take instruction and advise on a range of private prosecutions as he is qualified to conduct litigation.

Zayd was instructed by RSPCA and Mark Jones of Wason Male & Wagland LLP.

To instruct Zayd, please contact our clerks.

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