Notable cases

Marine Management Organisation v Stimpson. Ongoing case raising abuse of process arguments linked to the DEFRA fishing quota system. Led by Stephen Harvey QC.

R v David Tucker, [2008] EWCA Crim 3063 A successful appeal against conviction concerning fresh evidence and the non-disclosure of material. Click on this link to see the judgement in full.

R v Crowley In the matter of Attorney General’s Reference (No.1 Of 2004) Sub Nom R V Edwards : R V (1) Denton (2) Jackson : R V Hendley : R V Crowley (2004). A five-judge Court of Appeal gave guidance on reverse legal burdens and Art.6(2) of the European Convention on Human Rights 1950 and s.3 of the HRA 1998.

R v Kevin Bruce For the appellant in an appeal against the sentence for Rape and ABH, where it was successfully argued that the higher starting point did not apply.

R v MM Prosecution (against Greg Perrins) 16-year-old boy charged with raping an elderly pensioner.

R v Anthony Morley Prosecution – Junior counsel (with John Farmer) in a case of manslaughter committed by husband against wife.

R v Kethan Babenia Defence – large scale drugs conspiracy and associated confiscation.

R v HH Defence – s.18 stabbing.

R v Victor Dark and others Prosecution – 2nd junior counsel in a multi-handed contract murder case.