Attempted Murder Acquittal – September 2020

Sep 2020

In one of the few trials to be listed in the country during the Covid epidemic, I represented Mr O who was accused of attempted murder and offences under the Firearms Act 1968.  It was alleged that Mr O and two others tried to kill a man by shooting him with pump-action shotguns. The prosecution

Expert Witnesses- A View From The Bar

Sep 2020

This is a comment piece the Solicitors Journal Gazette asked me to write for publication in March 2020. A barrister co-defending with me in a Crown Court trial pulled no punches when he began his cross-examination of an expert witness with this question;  “Are you going to apologise for your incompetence now or at the