Former St Gilbert's head teacher acquitted

Miranda Moore QC and Teresa Hay instructed by Shelley & Co. secure acquittals for former Approved School headmaster accused of historical child abuse dating to the 1960's. David Burns, 86, faced 21 counts of physical & sexual abuse made by former pupils but was found not guilty on all charges following an 8 week trial at Birmingham Crown Court.

The case received widespread media attention. See BBC.