GTS persuade CPS to drop all charges against vulnerable client with mental health issues

GT Stewart successfully represented JV at Stevenage Magistrates’ Court.

JV – an extremely vulnerable individual with significant mental health diagnoses – was charged with several offences including assault of two police constables and threatening behaviour.

Lengthy written representations were submitted on JV’s behalf, arguing it was not in the public interest to prosecute him due to the effect the proceedings were having on the state of his mental health.

On 25 April 2019, the Crown Prosecution Service accepted the written representations and formally discontinued all charges against JV.

JV was represented by Kevin Williams at our City of London office.