Paramjit Ahluwalia represented AB in sexual assault case at Central Criminal Court against Prosecution KC. Involved complex and technical expert evidence from sleep experts in case that concerned parasomnia and dream enactment principles. Defendant unanimously acquitted.

23 Sep 2023

R v AB (Central Criminal Court)

Paramjit Ahluwalia was sole junior against silk in a case concerning sexual assault at the Central Criminal Court.

Involved distillation of intricate expert evidence into understandable format before a jury. Issues in case included technical matters  and leading sleep expert called by defence on sexual behaviour in sleep. Consideration of matters such as REM and non REM sleep, as well as impact of medication on muscle paralysis.

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