LF was charged with an armed robbery of a jewellery shop where jewels to the value of £750,000 were stolen. The case was investigated by the Flying Squad. This was the first trial to be heard at Snaresbrook following lockdown and presented various challenges, not least the disadvantages to a defendant in custody during the pandemic. The jury returned not guilty verdicts after deliberating for just over an hour. Dominic was instructed by Joseph Hill & Co.
Related barristers: Dominic Bell