Peck and Company lawyers Eric V. Gottardi, K.C., Rachel Wood, and Sarah Pringle successfully defended their client against a 13-count indictment involving allegations of sexual and physical assault. The complainant’s evidence unraveled over the course of a rigorous cross-examination and left the trial judge with a reasonable doubt. The client was found not guilty on all counts.
Peck and Company lawyers Richard C.C. Peck, K.C., and Mark Iyengar successfully appealed a client’s convictions for sexual interference and other related offences. The Court found that the trial judge’s reasoning was seriously flawed and ordered a new trial. In doing so, the Court recognized the important role of appeals in protecting against wrongful convictions.
The Court of Appeal’s decision can be found here.