Charles Durrant wins in the Court of Appeal

Charles Durrant

Charles Durrant successfully argues that the sentencing judge had not properly considered the distinction in gravamen between incitement and causing when looking at sexual activity. Nor had the Learned Judge properly considered the Statutory difference in sentencing Parliament had intended between penetrative and non penetrative sex acts.

The Appeal was allowed and the sentence of 8 years imprisonment was quashed and replaced with 6 years.
The Court made particular mention at the end of proceedings that 'they were genuinely grateful for the assistance Mr Durrant has provided with his detailed and helpful analysis of each count both orally and in writing'

Charles was instructed by Richard Packham of Blackfords LLP'



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