Notable cases

R v Lee [2012]: Three month trial defending a “minder” in Serious Violent Disorder involving triad gangs in Manchester’s China Town and disclosure issues.

R v Gilbert [2012]: Defending female on charges of conspiracy and Fraud by Representation. Appeal against conviction upheld by LCJ

R v Da Silva [2012]: Defending a male accused of being the organizer in a conspiracy involving large number of sham marriages

R.v.Caley and others [2012] EWCA Crim 2821: Acted on behalf of Wain in Court of Appeal sentencing case dealing with credit for guilty pleas.

R .v. W [2011] Prosecution of young male with mental health issues convicted of sexual assaults on 2 young girls aged 6 and 8.

R .v. R [2010] Successful prosecution of male convicted of sexually assaulting and raping a male under the age of 18 over a number of years.

R .v. Thackray Leading counsel defending a company director accused of fraudulent trading. R v C Successful prosecution of man who raped his step daughter. The case involved complex issues of disclosure and highlighted the problems and difficulties associated with young victims giving evidence. Defendant sentenced to 13 years.

R –v- Watchman, Fiddes and others Junior counsel defending in a case involving interlinked conspiracies to steal goods to the value of in excess of £400,000.

R –v- Galinis, Gregoriou,Pleckaitis, Zdebskis Prosecution of 4 males charged with conspiracy to kidnap and blackmail, involving a protection racket.

R –v- Da Silva Defence of bridegroom in case involving 3 males accused of conspiring to facilitate a “sham marriage”

1. Reported on BBC News

2. Local Newspapers

R –v- Shaw Prosecution of male charged with assaulting and raping adult female.

R –v- Tothill Prosecution of a male charged with sexual grooming, sexual assault and rape of young girls.

R –v- Smith Defending in a case involving fraud to the value of £100,000.

R –v- Rumbold Appeared at Trial for Defendant charged with a numerous rapes and inciting a child under the age of 13 to engage in sexual activity.

R –v- Watling Prosecuted multiple S.18 wounding with intent charges.

R –v- Barker Appeared as junior counsel in the defence of an elderly male charged with murder.

R –v- Ayeva Instructed to defend a male charged with sexual assault on a female.

R – v- Quereshi Prosecuted a taxi driver charged with sexually assaulting a female passenger.

R –v- Hanks Instructed to defend a female charged with offences of false imprisonment, robbery and aggravated burglary.

R .v. Williams Successfully defended one of 2 males charged with a serious, life threatening S.18 wounding.