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R v PW

R v PW

Queen guitarist Brian May's chauffeur acquitted of historical sexual abuse.

The long time and well-loved chauffeur of Queen guitarist Brian May and his wife Anita Dobson was found not guilty of plying a girl with drugs and alcohol in order to carry out abuse between 1999 and 2006. Eleanor Laws QC defended, instructed by Bindmans LLP.

Mr Philip Webb was found not guilty of three counts of indecency with a child, nine counts of indecent assault, and one count of engaging in sexual activity in the presence of a child.  The verdicts were unanimous.

Eleanor Laws KC was instructed by Kate Goold and Ella Jefferson of Bindmans LLP.

This story was featured widely in the national press.  See here for BBC coverage.