Steven Swift secures not guilty verdict for junior doctor

March 27, 2024

Steven Swift from Exchange Chambers has secured an acquittal for a junior doctor charged with sexual assault.

The defendant was charged with sexual assault on a patient while undertaking a rotation at a GP surgery as part of his foundation year training.

After a 4-day trial at Preston Crown Court, he was found not guilty after a short period of deliberation by the jury.

Steven Swift was instructed by Correna Platt, Partner at Stephensons Solicitors.

With over 30 years’ experience at the criminal Bar, Steven Swift is highly regarded and has a successful, heavyweight criminal practice.  He is regularly instructed in the most serious, complex and high profile criminal cases.