Andrew Petterson secures acquittal for client charged with sexual assault

December 17, 2020

Andrew Petterson from Exchange Chambers has secured the acquittal of a man charged with sexual assault after a 3 day trial at Leeds Crown Court.

The Defendant was the executive chef at a 4 star luxury Country Hotel and Spa.

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

Today’s case is the second acquittal Andrew Petterson has secured in recent weeks.  At the end of November, he secured the acquittal of his client on seven counts of sexual assault, dating back to the 1980s.