Shekyena Marcelle-Brown secures arson threat acquittal

17 November 2021

Drystone Chambers' Pupil barrister Shekyena Marcelle-Brown, instructed by Virdee Solicitors, successfully defends her client charged with Threats to destroy or damage property.

Shekyena secured her client’s acquittal following a three-day trial at Inner London Crown Court sitting at the Royal Courts of Justice. The case involved alleged threats of arson made against the complainant by the father of her child. The jury returned a unanimous not guilty verdict.