R v (P) May 2017 Nottingham Crown Court

Following an investigation lasting almost five years carried out by the West Midlands Police into the practises of a leading West Midlands surgeon the defendant was charged with 20 counts of S18 wounding; the allegations being that he carried out operations on patients which no reasonable body of surgeons would have performed.

The case involved complex medical issues and several thousand pages of medical records.

The case involved a number of challenges not least endeavouring to locate experts willing to act on behalf of the defence.

Mr P was represented by Louise Straw, Managing Partner.