R. v W – Prosecuted a Gloucester book-keeper who defrauded several companies totalling almost £150,000, resulting in a sentence of immediate imprisonment being passed. Read news story here.
R. v M – Successfully defended a man charged with assault in a domestic setting.
R. v W – Successfully opposed an application by the Crown to adduce hearsay evidence, resulting in no evidence being offered and the case dismissed for a man of good character.
R. v J – Persuaded the court to suspend a sentence of imprisonment for a man charged with dangerous driving, drug driving and driving without a valid licence or insurance. The driving being described by a police officer as some of the worst ever seen. The man was of previous good character and showed significant remorse and an awareness of his actions.
R. v A – Successfully defended a youth charged with possession of an offensive weapon, the court could not be sure he had knowledge of the item.
R. v T – Persuaded the court to make a lengthy community order for a man charged with possessing Indecent Images of Children. The court accepted that there was a realistic prospect of rehabilitation and strong personal mitigation.