R v. Duarte XAVIER . Gay man tricked four straight men into blind-folded sexual activity by posing as a woman on internet dating apps.
R v. Toni SONTROP . Rape within a relationship where both parties were Romanian, thus making an already complicated pre-trial disclosure exercise vastly more so due to the necessity of translation.
R v. Ahmad SHARAFELDIN [2017, 2018] Rape between a Saudi Arabian couple. Victim did not resile from her allegation, but refused to accept that she could be raped by her husband. Witness summonsed to court and he was convicted. Post-trial D’s family attempted to gather evidence that V had admitted she had lied. Appeal successfully opposed.
R v. KHAN, MANDRRI & DODA  Leading in a three-handed drugs conspiracy trial involving complicated cell site evidence.
R v. Barrie BUTCHER  Wheelchair-bound Cerebral Palsy sufferer sexually assaulted by his carer. Required sensitive handling of a vulnerable witness with communication challenges. Convicted.
R v. Richard HAZELL . Defendant convicted of sexually assaulting four young children during sleep-overs with his own daughter. Involved from a very early stage and working to a tight time-table of CTLs, I advised on building the case to incorporate new victims and took the trouble to meet parents who were reluctant to let their daughter give evidence (she did).
R v- Reginald SWINSCOE . D convicted of multiple historical rapes of his own stepdaughter and sexual assaults of two other teenage girls. I advised pre-charge and conducted the case all the way through to conviction and successfully resisted the appeal.
R v. Ismail & El-Meghraby : Prosecuting husband and wife – Neurosurgeon and Hospital Registrar respectively – for holding their Egyptian domestic worker in servitude;
R v. X : prosecuting former Eastenders’ actor for Rape of a fellow student at stage school.
R v. Michael Peacock : Landmark prosecution for sado-masochistic homosexual material under the Obscene Publications Act.
R v. Jeba Marshall : Priest accused of sexually assaulting an altar boy