Syed v DPP  EWHC 21 (Admin) – Appeal by way of case stated. Successfully challenging police power to enter property under s.17(1)(e) PACE 1984.
R v S – Female Radio DJ accused of sexual activity/incitement with child; acted alone – acquitted.
R v H – ‘Operation Bullfinch’ (led junior). 6 month trial before HHJ Rook at the Central Criminal Court involving serious grooming/trafficking/CSE. Nine co-defendants. Acquitted of all charges.
R v T – (led junior) a single defendant, charged with CSE in relation to three complainants and would have been tried as part of Operation Bullfinch but was not located by police in time.
R v I – (instructed junior) 11-handed CSE. Instructed on basis of Operation Bullfinch result. Prepared case for trial but had to return due to Nautical trial overrunning.
R v S – Operation Nautical (1) – (led junior). Defendant accused of multiple CSE offences. Acquitted of all charges.
R v Sz – Operation Nautical (2) – (leading junior). Defendant accused of CSE. Case dropped just before trial was due to commence.
R v F – Veterinary surgeon accused of multiple sexual assaults. Complex issues relating to bad character and hearsay. Instructed by Veterinary Defence Service (led junior). Acquitted of all charges.
R v R – Defendant who was profoundly deaf and without speech, accused of rape. Intermediaries, sign-language interpreters and deaf-relay (led junior). Acquitted.
R v B – Defendant accused of campaign of rape and sexually violence against his seriously ill wife over many years (for whom he was primary carer) – (acted alone) acquitted of all charges.
R v G – Oxbridge student accused of incitement/sexual assault, sexual activity with child. Acquitted of all charges following extensive examination/deployment of social media material. Acted alone.
R v S – Stepfather accused of sexual assault, incitement, rape of his 10 year old daughter on numerous occasions. Acquitted on all counts. Acted alone.
R v B – Allegation of male rape at a party. Acquitted. Acted alone.
R v W – Death by Dangerous Driving. Established detailed chronology to demonstrate that sent text message could not have been sent while driving (as alleged). Acquitted. Acted alone.
R v Salah – (led junior) double murder of retired couple, involving an extensive background of fraudulent conduct. Defendant was PhD student.
R v M – father accused of the manslaughter of his 19 month old son. Led by Sally O’Neill QC – negotiated plea to chid cruelty on basis of defendant’s delay in disclosure of facts to hospital.
R v L – Defendant killed his manager while working at a golf club, decapitating him with a cheese knife. Complex mental health issues – eventually established manslaughter on basis of diminished responsibility (led junior).
R v B – Defendant strangled his pregnant girlfriend, hid her body in a suitcase in a field, then moved it to bury it in family grave (led junior).
R v E – Female defendant accused of murdering her abusive partner while heavily intoxicated. Acquitted of murder, convicted of manslaughter (led junior).