An unnamed Defence Barrister represented Gordon Livesy at his plea hearing in March 2016 after Gordon's son Aaron accused him of historic sexual abuse. The barrister appologised to the Judge about Gordon's appearance as he was suffering the effects of his cancer treatment. Gordon pleaded 'Not Guilty' and he was given bail. The barrister requested Gordon be escorted from the courtroom as Aaron's loved one were furious that he was out on bail. The following month, the barrister represented Gordon at his trial. He tried to paint a picture that Aaron had made the allegations as a way to split up Gordon's relationship with his mum Chas Dingle, citing Aaron's previous dislike to Chas's former boyfriends Carl King, Paddy Kirk and James Barton as evidence.