Alleged Bullying Tennis Coach Acquitted


Tana Adkin QC, briefed by Daniel Salter of SA Law Chambers Solicitors, secured the acquittal of John De’Viana in a trial at Snaresbrook Crown Court.  Mr. De’Viana, a former European karate champion, was accused of child cruelty against his two daughters whilst coaching them both to number 5 in their respective age-groups in tennis.  Witnesses connected with youth sport in England and specialist coaches in Finland gave evidence.

The case has been covered by:

The BBC

The Sun

The Daily Telegraph

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