Expertise in all aspects of criminal law, human rights and public law. He has particular experience in public inquiries, inquests and regulatory investigations focussed on human rights and rule of law compliance.
Called 1996; QC 2013; Temporary High Court Judge (Northern Ireland) 2020. Recent Publications include: ‘Inquests: A Practitioners’ Guide’ (3rd edition LAG 2014); ‘Torture and Modernity’ (2013) 5 EHRLR 494 and ‘A Common Law of Human Rights: History, Humanity and Dignity” (2016) 4 EHRLR 378. He is a contributing editor of ‘Archbold Criminal Practice and Pleadings’ (Human Rights Chapter).
Wadham College, Oxford (1992 BA Hons Modern History); London School of Economics (1995 LLM).