Rachel Brand QC and Nicholas Tatlow represent 18 year old cleared of murder and manslaughter

An 18 year old man has been cleared of murder and manslaughter following a six week trial at Birmingham Crown Court.

The defendant, from Stoke on Trent, was represented by Rachel Brand QC and Nicholas Tatlow. The prosecution case was that he was part of a group that killed a drug dealer at his flat in January 2018.

Another defendant in the trial who was also acquitted of the offences was represented by Andrew Fisher QC and Gurdeep Garcha.