After a 5 week trial at Oxford Crown Court, Kellie Enever and Martin Rutherford KC, of 15NBS, instructed by SMQ LLP solicitors, secured acquittals for their 17 year old client who faced charges of attempt murder and s.18 wounding with intent. 

Their client, who was 16 at the time of the incident, was one of three youths on trial for the stabbing, which occurred in People’s Park, Banbury in the summer of 2022: