A specialist jury advocate, noted for his abilities in cross examination and jury speeches. He has been described as “a class act”. Substantial experience over a very broad range of serious crime, including murder, firearms cases, complex fraud, substantial drug cases, money laundering and complex confiscation proceedings. Recent cases include representing a solicitor in a multi million pound substantial and complex international fraud, representing defendants in the “Matalan” and “Facebook” murder cases, Representing one of the members of the “London Fields Boys” involved in a gang murder. Representing a former director of Crawley Town FC indicted for multi-million pound tax evasion and money laundering allegations. Represented one of the accused in the “Securitas Robbery”, the largest cash robbery in UK criminal history. Represented one of the accused in the “Bling Bling” drugs case, said to be one of the largest international drug smuggling cases to appear before a British court. Appeared in a ‘landmark ruling’ case involving poker (“Texas-Hold-Em”), a prosecution brought on behalf of the Gaming Commission. Has appeared in numerous murder cases, single defendant and multi handed, involving close analysis of a wide range of forensic and expert evidence.
Called 978. Queen’s Counsel 2003.
Member of the CBA