Gerard Hillman successful in application to dismiss in multi-kilo 12 defendant Class A drug conspiracy

Published: 26th July 2021

Gerard’s client (the brother-in-law of the principle defendant) faced an indictment on which he was accused of 2 counts alleging conspiracies to supply multi-kilos of cocaine and heroin.  There are currently 12 defendants indicted “with others unknown”.  The case has been split into 2 trials taking place in 2022 at the Crown Court at Birmingham.

Gerard submitted a detailed written argument and made lengthy oral submissions prior to the court concluding in his client’s favour.  Gerard was instructed by Ifzal Ali of IA Law.