Notable Crime cases
R v J  Woolwich Crown Court
Acquitted of 2 counts of assault by beating on an emergency worker and racially aggravated s4A POA following a six-day trial. Represented the first of three defendants, successfully advancing self-defence.
R v M  Reading Crown Court
Secured acquittals on all counts for client charged with threats to kill, battery and theft. The defendant was alleged to have threatened the complainant with a knife during a physical attack and stolen her bank card. A number of inconsistencies in the complainant’s account were exposed through cross-examination.
R v O  Holborn Nightingale Court
Secured acquittals on all counts for client charged with possession with intent to supply class B drugs, possession of class B drugs, possession of a bladed article and possession of criminal property.
R v B  Margate Magistrates’ Court
Successfully argued against activation of default POCA sentence on the basis of personal circumstances.
R v P  Highbury Youth Court
Secured a conditional discharge for a youth client charged with robbery.
R v P  Westminster Magistrates’ Court
Secured a fine for a client charged with causing serious injury by careless driving on the basis of exceptional personal circumstances.
R v W  Bromley Magistrates’ Court
Secured acquittal for client charged with careless driving.
R v M  Brighton Youth Court
Made written representations to CPS to review the prosecution of a youth charged with sexual assault on the basis of personal circumstances and delay, resulting in discontinuance of the matter.