Robert Bryan successfully represented his client charged with conspiracies to steal and burgle ATMs across England and Scotland following his ‘no case to answer’ submission.

29 March 2024

Robert Bryan successfully defended in a case where his lay client was alleged to have been involved in conspiracies to steal and burgle ATMs spanning across the whole of England and Scotland. The total value of the cash stolen was over half a million pounds.

This case was of such complexity and volume that it was prosecuted by two counsel. The evidence involved large volumes of telephone and cell-site data. Robert acted alone and through his thorough cross-examination of the senior intelligence analyst the case against his lay client fell apart. 

Following this, Robert made a submission of no case to answer on the basis that his cross-examination uncovered there was now no evidence against his lay client which a jury could rely on.

The learned judge agreed with Robert’s detailed and robust written and oral submissions to such an extent that he concluded that the case could not be left to the jury.

Robert was instructed by Elizabeth Symonds from CCW Solicitors, King’s Lynn. 

BBC News coverage here.

29 March 2024


Robert Bryan

Call 1992

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