Head of Carmelite Chambers.
Criminal Defence specialist with a particular emphasis upon very serious crime including large scale commercial fraud, money laundering, murder, manslaughter and offences of violence, gangland killings and offences involving the use of firearms, serious sexual offence and child sexual abuse, drug trafficking offences and Courts Martial. Very regularly instructed to appear at the Central Criminal Court.
Has had a considerable number of serious cases stayed as an abuse of the process.
Has notable expertise representing young and/or vulnerable offenders in cases where there are young Prosecution witnesses.
The attention to the smallest detail during the preparation of cases, the care taken with and time devoted to lay clients, coupled with powerful advocacy, have all become his hallmarks.
Ranked as leading practitioner in Crime - Chambers and Partners 2013
Recommended as a QC in Crime and a "leader in his field" - Chambers and Partners 2012
Recommended by the “Legal 500”
Member - Criminal Bar Association
Member – South Eastern Circuit
Member – Justice
Member - Bar Council 1993 - 2000
Past Chairman – North London Bar Mess
Sits as a Crown Court Recorder
Bencher of Gray’s Inn
Trained Advocacy Teacher
Winter 2012 – Lectured on Advocacy, Criminal Procedure and Vulnerable Witnesses to the Bermuda Bar and Judiciary.