Cases

Here’s a list of some interesting cases I have undertaken:

R v C, B and C (Wood Green Crown Court) – Led Counsel defending in three handed murder  (7 week trial) (Feb to April 2013)

R v S (Hove Crown Court) – Led Counsel in two week murder trial. Double stabbing in pub in Hastings area (Sep 2012)

R v W and S (Old Bailey) – Led counsel in two week complex credit card fraud trial. Prepared by counter-terrorism unit of Met Police. (2012)

R v D  (Wood Green CC) – Represented Vietnamese money launder in £617000 complex POCA case involving s. 23 applications and application to discharge restraint orders. Drafted and argued applications for certificate of inadequacy (2012)

R v SW (Woolwich CC) – Child neglect case. Mother accused of child cruelty on 8 year old daughter. (2012)

R v E (Woolwich CC)   – Represented informant at Crown Court in private hearings described by judge as having worst burglary record they had seen (2012)

R v NH (Woolwich CC) –  Aggravated burglary. Defendant was 18 year old girl at time of knife point burglary on mentally ill lone woman. (2012)

R v B (Woolwich CC) – Representing members of Jamaican family all charged with passport offences arising out of falsely claiming British parentage and therefore with right to UK passports (2012)

R v NF (Inner London CC) – London riot case (burglary – suspended sentence on Goodyear indication) (2012)

R v DG (Croydon CC) – Appeal of driving disqualification to CC. Disqualification decreased by a year (2012)

Defended  several Defendants in Class A test purchase operation cases (2012)

R v SH – Benefit fraud trial of 72 year old woman of good character. (Amount alleged to have been taken – £20000) (2012)

Adjudicator v JA – Represented prisoner charged with inciting others to disobey lawful command of prison officer. Charge dismissed after forceful submissions on law relating to  incitement (2011)

R v E – Drink drive acquittal in the teeth of police evidence that E was driver of the vehicle (2012)

G  v Parole Board – Sir Lankan national (illegally in UK) on IPP applying for release. Orginal offence was the multiple stabbing of a woman on a bus.  (2013)

E v Parole Board – Prisoner had stabbed and strangled partner to death before having sexual intercourse with her dead body. Applying for release on licence conditions. (2013)

F v Parole Board – Female prisoner had murdered neighbour following argument over music at a barbeque via multiple stabbings. Applied for release into community on licence conditions. (2013)

H v Parole Board – Defendant recalled for breaching various licence conditions. Admitted breaches and successfully released on stricter conditions back into community. (2013)

Do feel free to ring or email me for further examples of the cases I have appeared as an advocate in.