R v S
(2019) – Defendant pleaded guilty to importing tasers disguised as torches. Following lengthy submissions, I successfully persuaded the Judge not to impose the mandatory 5 year prison term. The Judge imposed a 2-year suspended sentence.
R v K (2019) – Represented a youth who pleaded guilty to Arson. Following extensive mitigation the Judge was persuaded to impose a Youth Rehabilitation Order with Intensive Superviion and Surveilance Programme.
R v D (2018) – Secured a suspended sentence for a vulnerable client who entered a guilty plea to ABH having glassed the victim in a public house.
R v P (2018) – Represented a defendant who was a serving prisoner charged with ABH and possession of an unauthorised weapon. Following a trial he was acquitted by the jury.
R v S (2017) – Represented a defendant accused fraud by false representation. The fraud involved the defendant setting up several fake businesses of which he placed false orders thorough a legitimate company and syphoned the proceeds of the fake orders off to his own bank account. The case involved analysing huge numbers of documents, including invoices and bank statements. Following careful analysis of the evidence and following a lengthy conference with the defendant he entered a guilty plea and received an eighteen-month custodial sentence.
R v O (2017) – Represented a defendant charged with outraging public decency. Following a 4-day trial the defendant was acquitted by the jury.
R v L (2016) – Defendant pleaded guilty to possession with intent to supply class A drugs (cocaine) and possession with intent to supply class B drugs (cannabis). Following extensive mitigation, the defendant was sentenced to a total of 2.5 years in prison.