R v PH (2019), Peterborough Crown Court:
PH was serving 10 years in prison and while serving his sentence pleaded to numerous additional burglary offences which had taken place prior to the offence for which he was in custody. Successfully persuaded the Judge to make the sentence for those additional matters concurrent rather than consecutive to the 10 year sentence.
R v AM (2019), Wimbledon Magistrates Court:
Represented a city professional who was charged with assault. After extensive cross examination of all three of the Crown’s witnesses and detailed closing submissions, he was acquitted.
R v NH (2019), Stratford Magistrates Court:
Successfully argued exceptional hardship and therefore NH retained his licence.
R v HM(2019), Aylesbury Crown Court:
HM was charged with one count of possession of a bladed article. After considerable work detailing the weaknesses in the Crown’s case, the matter was dropped on the day of trial.
R v NA (2019), City of London Magistrates Court:
NA was accused of driving a vehicle whilst using a handheld mobile telephone. After detailed cross examination of the crown’s witness NA was acquitted.
R v SL (2018), Highbury Corner Youth Court:
SL was charged with two counts of Robbery and one count of Fraud. Successfully applied to have ID evidence excluded and, caused the Crown to offer no evidence on both robbery counts. Following a plea to the fraud charge, persuaded the court to impose a conditional discharge.
R v EM (2018), Huntingdon Youth Court:
EM faced four charges of common assault and one charge of criminal damage. Intermediary required as EM had serious difficulties with communication. At his first appearance he pleaded to one common assault and one criminal damage and the Crown dropped the other common assault charge. Persuaded the Court to impose a four-month referral order.
R v AW (2018), Stratford Magistrates Court:
AW had driven into the back of a black cab and this was witnessed by a civilian witness. He was charged with driving without due care and attention. After extensive cross-examination of the civilian witness and two police officers AW was acquitted.
R v ZH (2018), Hendon Magistrates Court:
ZH was charged with failing to provide a specimen. Managed to persuade the court to fine and disqualify him for fourteen days, rather than giving him points which would have led to an automatic revocation of his licence.
R v TS (2018), Willesden Magistrates Court:
Successfully argued exceptional hardship and therefore TS retained his licence.
R v ME (2018), Stratford Magistrates Court
Successfully defended ME who had been charged with possession of a bladed article.
R v AB (2018), Harrow Crown Court
Persuaded the Judge to make the sentences for the common assault offences committed whilst AB was serving an SSO concurrent to the SSO which was being activated.