NATHAN GORHAM 
CRIMINAL DEFENCE LAWYER
  1. EXPERIENCE


Not guilty” of groping sexual assault after motive to fabricate uncovered through cross-examination


  1. The defendant was charged with Sexual Assault.  The complainant alleged that he groped her breasts, vagina and buttocks.  During cross examination it was exposed that the complainant had a financial motive to fabricate.  Further it was established that she had been convicted of Arson and Mischief Endangering Life for an incident where she attempted to burn someone’s house down to get revenge for a dispute.  The defendant maintained his innocence, and was found “Not guilty” by the trial judge of sexual assault. 


Not guilty” of Sexual inference and Sexual assault after leading questioning discovered


  1. The defendant was charged with Sexual interference and Sexual Assault.  The Crown alleged that he sexually assaulted the nine year old complainant on several occasions while she was playing at his home.  During cross examination the defence established several inconsistencies and implausibilities, as well evidence that the complainant’s mother had questioned her in a leading way that might have contributed to her allegations.  The defendant maintained his innocence and testified at trial. The trial judge found him “Not guilty” of sexual interference.


“Not guilty” of Sexual Assault and Incest


  1. The defendant was charged with 5 counts of Sexual Assault, and 5 counts of Incest and spent time in custody as a result of the the untested allegations.  He maintained his innocence from the beginning of the case.   Following the preliminary inquiry the defence investigation uncovered strong evidence that established the complainant had fabricated evidence, and that the defendant had been wrongful accused.  After presenting the Crown with the evidence the charges of Sexual Assault and Incest were WITHDRAWN.


“Not guilty” of Sexual Assault


  1. The defendant was charged with Sexual Assault.  The complainant testified that the he forced her in the washroom and sexually assaulted her.  The trial judge found that the Crown had not proved its case beyond a reasonable doubt and found him “not guilty” of Sexual Assault.


“Not guilty” of Sexual Assault


  1. The defendant was charged with Sexual Assault.  The alleged victim was mentally ill.  The defendant met her on the street.  After a few hours of socializing they both went to the defendant’s apartment.  The Crown alleged that the defendant invited her to his apartment and tricked her into having sexual intercourse.   The defendant testified that he had engaged in consensual sexual intercourse with the complainant, and had no idea at the time that she was suffering from a mental illness.  The jury found him “not guilty  Sexual Assault.


“Not guilty of Sexual Assault


  1. The defendant was charged with Sexual Assault.  The complainant alleged that he grabbed her and groped her breasts after she turned down his advances in a night club.  The defendant testified that he did not grope her in any way.  The trial judge found the defendant “not guilty  Sexual Assault.


“Not guilty of four counts of Sexual Assault


  1. The four complainants alleged that they were asked to help deliver guns from one apartment to another by the defendant and three of                                         his friends.  They agreed to assist.  After transporting the guns, the complainants alleged that they were forced to stay at the apartment and the defendant sexually assaulted three of them.  The defendant maintained his innocence and testified before the jury.  The jury found him “not guilty” of four counts of gang sexual assault. 

  1. TORONTO | SEXUAL ASSAULT | LAWYER


Nathan Gorham is a criminal lawyer in Toronto who defends Sexual Assault and related offences in Toronto, Brampton, Newmarket, or Whitby. He is one of the founding partners at Rusonik, O’Connor, Robbins, Ross, Gorham & Angelini LLP, which is the largest criminal defence law firm in Toronto.  Below is a brief summary of Mr. Gorham’s experience defending against sexual assault allegations. In each case Mr. Gorham defended a client who vigorously maintained their factual and legal innocence.*


The Criminal Code defines offences for Sexual Assault, Aggravated Sexual Assault, Sexual Assault with a Firearm, Sexual Interference, and Sexual Exploitation.  Each offence has several elements that the Crown must prove beyond a reasonable doubt.   There are several defences to each charge as well.  If you have been charged with Sexual Assault or related offence it is important to contact a lawyer who is experienced in that area of law.  


Contact 416.410.4814 to book a consultation with Mr. Gorham, a lawyer in Toronto who defends Sexual Assault and related charges. 


 


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  1. *The summary of Mr. Gorham’s experience defending against sexual assault allegations is intended solely demonstrate some of Mr. Gorham’s experience.   It is not intended as a legal advice.  Nor is it intended as legal, political or social commentary.  All results with obtained with strict adherence to legal and ethical guidelines.   Every person charged with a criminal offence is presumed to be innocent.  Nothing in the summary is intended to convey that Mr. Gorham assisted a guilty person in escaping criminal liability.  On the contrary, in each case the defendant vigorously asserted their factual and legal innocence, and the defence was successful in securing “not guilty” verdicts or the withdrawal of the Sexual Assault charges.  The purpose of this website is not to trivialize, glorify, or celebrate sexual violence or the acquittals of guilty people.