Court of Appeal. Represented appellant on manifestly excessive sentence for theft. Appeal denied.
Court of Appeal. Represented appellant on terms of Sexual Offences Prevention Order. Appeal allowed.
Duty solicitor and police station advice Road Traffic offences.
Numerous cases from police station to Court of Appeal, including baby murder; gang related drugs and firearms; serious drugs and violence; sexual offences, including historic cases; and driving cases involving death.
Successfully defended a baby’s father (as a paralegal), charged with murder. Mother was convicted.
Successfully defended a charge of rape.
Successfully defended a client charged with historic sexual offences, in a fact finding hearing.
Successfully defended a case of football related violent disorder.
Successfully represented a case of GBH (stabbing).
Represented a client who had been driving when his passenger had been killed.
Defending the case against involvement by Coroner and CPS, the client was convicted of careless driving (days before death by careless driving became law), and his licence endorsed with 9 penalty points.
Successfully represented a male in Coroners Court, who had restrained the deceased by a neck hold. Court deemed his actions self defence, and lawful restraint.
Successfully represented a Muslim client in POCA proceedings, avoiding property being recovered, having argued that his marriage ceremony was only a Nikah (i.e. religious) ceremony, so that property owned by his “wife” could not form a part of Defendant’s available amount.
Successfully represented a client in Court Martial, charged with possession of cocaine. Case dismissed, meaning that Defendant was not dismissed from the Army.
Successfully represented a senior Army officer in Court Martial, charged with theft of army property while serving abroad, over a long period of time. Case dismissed. Officer remained in service.