Notable Cases

R v S.B.

Client charged with robbery with a restricted loaded firearm. Client acquitted.

R. v. P.V.

Client was charged with 7 counts of intimate partner violence related charges including weapon related charges. After trial, where Ms. Gupta cross-examined the Crown witnesses at length, the judge acquitted her client of all charges. This is significant given that the client is a pharmacist and risked consequences in his profession if he was found guilty. Justice prevailed for him through the strong advocacy of his lawyer. 

R. v. J.R.

Client was charged with firearm possession and possession for the purpose of trafficking related offences in Brampton Courthouse. It was alleged that Mr. J.R. was driving a vehicle and stopped by police who illegally searched the vehicle to find a firearm under the driver's seat and various drugs in the center console. All charges were withdrawn after successful advocacy.

R. v. Dr. EC

Ms. Gupta represented the trauma surgeon who operated on the victims of the Alek Minassian Van Attack. Dr. EC was charged with a series of criminal harassment charges in Toronto and Milton. After strategically and relentlessly defending the surgeon, all charges were withdrawn from both jurisdictions. Dr. EC’s reputation remains untarnished. 

R. v. M.B.

Client was charged with assault, breaches of court orders of bail, assault police x2. An excessive force application was file articulating client's s. 7 and 12 constitutional rights were breached at the hands of the police. In addition, his s. 10(a) and 10(b) rights were breached. Client was beat up by police at the time of the arrest. After pre-trial motions and trial, client was was acquitted of all charges. This was based on credibility on cross examination of the officers at trial. Client cried afterwards in joy. 

R. v. M.M.

Client was charged with a brazen shooting where client was caught in the act and allegedly fleeing from the scene. Client was granted bail after a very hotly contested lengthy bail hearing. 

R. v. A.J.

Client was charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking fentanyl, possession of proceeds obtained by crime, and unlawfully in a dwelling. Police abused their powers by using excessive force on the client at the time of arrest. An application for excessive force was filed and argued successfully. All charges were dismissed. 

R. v. S.N.

Client charged with kidnapping a victim for three days at gunpoint in Brantford. Parts of the kidnapping was found on the co-accused cell phone. The co-accused received a sentence of 14 years. Client of Ms. Gupta was discharged of all 10 counts. 

R. v. P.R.M.

Client was charged with sexual assault and forcible confinement plus several assaults. The complainant alleged that the client threw her against the wall and beat her. Then kept her from leaving, held her down and raped her. The client gave an inculpatory statement that was excluded at pre-trial motions. Client was acquitted of all charges in Toronto. 

R. v. L.T.

Client was charged with assault bodily harm. Client had called the police himself because his girlfriend refused to leave his home. By the time the police arrived, the client was on top of his girlfriend on the floor choking his girlfriend, according to the police. Nothing of such a drastic allegation was noted in the officer notes. The Crown Attorney could not locate the complainant to testify. The crown was relying on the observations of the police when they entered the premises. On the day of trial, our star witness was there -- the complainant -- to say that the police lied. All charges were withdrawn before there was a chance to embarrass the police. 

R v A.W.

Client charged with possession of a firearm based on a confidential informant tip. The search warrant was completely redacted. After the Garofoli Application success, the charges were withdrawn.

R. v. J.R.

Client was charged with Assault Bodily Harm. Crown called only the complainant. After cross-examination— the complainant ran out upset and crying. Defence was called— civilian witnesses, one of which was 12 years old. After trial— Judge acquitted client of all charges.