R v D
A complex money laundering prosecution whereby the crown sought £850k. Case determined by guilty plea to tax evasion to a total sum £35,000. Significant change of stance on part of prosecution brought about by expert reports and thorough preparation of issues.
R v J
Defence of serial criminal charges with the murder of an elderly lady ‘Hexham Murder’. Complex issues surrounding secondary and tertiary transfer of DNA as well as intrinsic psychological disorders.
R v C
A highly complex manslaughter ‘shaken baby’ case based upon the ‘triad’ of injuries i.e. Subdural Haemorrhage, Retinal Haemorrhage and swelling of the brain. Complex issues in the case involved Subdural Haemorrhage occurring during birth and thus re-bleeding leading to death and Meningitis.
This case Involved experts giving live evidence from Canada and India. Praised by presiding High Court Judge for preparation and smooth running of case and evidence
R v S
Defence of a son accused of murdering father in a ‘mercy killing’. Case determined by plea to manslaughter and a non-custodial sentence was passed. Complex psychiatric issues were considered and law surrounding intent.
R v T
Successful defence of a police officers wife implicated in a ‘gangland’ drugs conspiracy. Lengthy and complex trial with significant issues arising concerning disclosure and police investigation.
R v B
A soldier was charged with two offences of causing grievous bodily harm with intent. Case was dismissed by the court due to psychological issues arising from PTSD and incidents that occurred when the defendant was a serving soldier.