Serjeants’ Gerry Boyle QC successfully prosecutes police officer in misconduct proceedings

Serjeants’ Inn’s Gerry Boyle QC has successfully prosecuted a police officer in misconduct proceedings for sexually assaulting a female student.

The officer had been acquitted of sexual assaults in the Crown Court but Boyle advised proceeding with the allegations before a misconduct panel.

Following a contested hearing at which the complainant, eye witnesses and the officer gave evidence, the officer was found guilty of sexually motivated touching and was dismissed.