R v Professor Lant (2018)

Eleanor Laws QC and Polly Dyer represented Professor Ariel Lant who was accused of 11 counts of sexual assault upon 10 ex patients.

Professor Ariel Lant, 81, is a retired therapeutic doctor who had worked at Chelsea and Westminster hospital between 1978 and 1994. Professor Ariel Lant had been accused of molesting ten patients as young as 14, over 30 years ago.

The trial lasted five weeks and today a Jury of six men and six woman acquitted Professor Lant of all 11 counts of sexual assault at Southwark Crown Court.

Read media report HERE and HERE