R v H – Secured an acquittal in a case of knifepoint robbery where the prosecution alleged a group of men robbed two men in a car of jewellery and electrical goods. Co-defendant convicted after trial.
R v Davies – Led junior for the defence in a case where the defendant had attempted to possess a firearm with intent to endanger life. The prosecution case was that the defendant idolised the gunmen responsible for the Columbine High massacre and planned to commit a mass shooting on a similar scale. The defendant had significant mental difficulties and Ellen was specifically sought after by her leader and instructing solicitors because of her ability to represent vulnerable defendants. The case attracted significant national media interest.
R v G & G – Defence of a wife jointly charged with her husband accused of causing grievous bodily harm with intent. Defendant acquitted of Section 18 and Section 20 following 8 day trial.
R v B – Defence of a man accused of assisting offenders in relation to serious firearms offences.
R v D – Defence of a man accused of assisting an offender to dispose of weapons used in a s18 offence.
R v P – Prosecution of a case of robbery involving an imitation firearm.
R v A and Others – Successful defence of a vulnerable prisoner who had been charged with prison mutiny. Defendant appeared first on the indictment, all other defendants convicted.
R v C – Secured an acquittal following successful submission of no case to answer for a man charged with possessing a knuckle duster and a hammer in a public place.
R v K – Successful defence of a man charged with assaulting his former partner with knives and other weapons, defendant acquitted after a four-day trial.
R v B – Persuaded the court to suspend a prison sentence for a man charged with causing grievous bodily harm to a 76-year-old man in an unprovoked attack which left the victim with lifelong injuries.