Specialist practitioner in licensing, regulatory, inquest, and public inquiry work, with extensive expertise in public and criminal law. Licensing: instructed to advise and represent licensees, applicants, police and licensing authorities on all matters connected with licensable activity, including sexual entertainment, gambling, alcohol, festivals and entertainment generally, with extensive appellate and High Court practice. Regulatory: appointed since 2012 to ‘A’ List Specialist Regulatory Advocates in Health and Safety and Environmental Law; instructed by enforcing authorities, companies and individuals to advise and represent in civil, criminal, administrative and coronial proceedings, with particular expertise in railway, fire, and safety at sports (football) grounds, environmental and water law. Inquests and public inquiries: instructed by bereaved families, public authorities, emergency services, operators, and enforcing authorities to advise and represent at inquests/public inquiries and in related High Court and civil proceedings. Criminal law: prosecution and defence as led and leading junior and alone.
MA (Hons) Cantab (Anglo-Saxon, Norse & Celtic); LLM Public International Law (Distinction); 4 years multiple licensee in Somerset; trained actor (Poor School).