Alison Gurden gains acquittal for client charged with two rape offences

29 July 2019

Alison Gurden defended a client on two rape charges. After 8 days of evidence, including argument on the issue of transgender consent, the jury acquitted the defendant in less than 3 hours of deliberation. Alison had conducted crime scene visits and viewed hours of cctv footage prior to the trial, and unusually used the video of the defendant's police interview as evidence in the case.