Andrew Petterson secures acquittal after 3-week ‘county lines’ drugs conspiracy trial

April 28, 2022

Andrew Petterson from Exchange Chambers, instructed by Rob Rode at ABR Solicitors, has secured an acquittal for his client after a 3-week ‘county lines’ drug conspiracy case at Teesside Crown Court.

The trial involved the trafficking of class A drugs throughout the North of England and into Scotland. It also involved voluminous evidence of telephone communication and cell site evidence.

Andrew’s client was the only defendant to be acquitted by the jury.

Andrew Petterson, who is ranked as a leading individual by the Legal 500, has developed a practice specialising in serious crime.  He is regularly instructed in cases alleging serious violence, sexual offences, drug trafficking and fraud.