John Oliver secured unanimous acquittals for his client on four counts of rape. 

The prosecution case was that the defendant booked an escort and, when she arrived, immediately produced a knife, confiscated her phone and repeatedly raped her at knifepoint.  The Defendant, who suffers from psychosis, answered questions during the police interview but did not give evidence during the trial.  
The jury at Isleworth Crown Court returned unanimous not guilty verdicts after approximately 50 minutes’ deliberation.  
John was instructed by Nimish Kotecha at Tuckers Solicitors.

John specialises in crime and extradition. He has particular experience in cases involving drugs, sexual offences (including historic allegations), serious violence and dishonesty. 

John has an interest in cases involving vulnerable defendants and witnesses and has been instructed in cases involving the use of intermediaries to assist defendants with Autistic Spectrum Disorder and those with mental health conditions.