R v Wangige (Court of Appeal, 2020) – Criminal procedure; Criminal evidence; Abuse of process; Autrefois convict; Causing death by dangerous driving; Charging decisions; Double jeopardy; Fresh evidence; Stay of proceedings.
R (L) v DPP (QBD, 2020) – Decisions to prosecute; Domestic workers; Inducement; Slavery; Sufficiency of evidence; Trafficked victims.
R (Dalton) v CPS (QBD, 2020) – Civil procedure; Information technology; Judicial review; Permission; Procedural irregularity; Review grounds; Subject access requests.
R (Thakrar) v CPS (Court of Appeal, Civil Division, 2019)– Administrative law; Administration of justice; Criminal procedure; Civil procedure; Appeals; Court of Appeal; Crown Prosecution Service; Discontinuance; Judicial review; Jurisdiction; Permission to appeal; Private prosecutions.
R v Towers (Court of Appeal, 2019)– Criminal law; Adverse inferences; Joint enterprise; Jury directions; Murder; Right to silence; Wounding with intent.
R v Gohil and others (Court of Appeal, 2018) – Jurisdiction of Court of Appeal to re-open an earlier appeal where defendant alleges prosecution failed to make proper disclosure.
Belhaj v DPP (Supreme Court, 2018) – Lawfulness of DPP decision not to prosecute in case of alleged extraordinary rendition.
Mackinlay & Others (Court of Appeal and Supreme Court, 2018) – Definition of election expenses.
DPP v Manchester & Salford MC (2017) – Breathalyser – Duties of prosecution disclosure re third party material.
R v Docherty (Supreme Court, 2017) – Human rights; prohibition on retroactive penalties; application of “lex mitior” principle to domestic law.
R v Jogee (Supreme Court, 2016) – Landmark ruling on mental element necessary for secondary party to be guilty of murder which abolished common law test of foresight as the necessary main reason for murder and other crimes of specific intent.
R v Neuberg (No.2) CA (Crim), 2016) – Confiscation; offences committed in connection with the running of a business through a company.
R v Johnson & Others CA (Crim) – Appeal; extension of time; change of law cases.
Beghal v DPP (Supreme Court, 2015) – Compatibility of port powers to stop, search & interview with Article 6 and privilege against self-incrimination.
AM v DPP (Supreme Court, 2014) – Challenge to assisted suicide policy by claimant with ‘locked-in’ syndrome.
R v N (CA (Crim), 2016) – Provision of confidential information to police for sentence discount.
Fonecomp v HMRC (CA (Civil), 2015) – VAT input credit, Kittel fraud, contra-trading.
R v CW & Others (CA (Crim), 2015) – AG’s consent to prosecutions.