R v Hinchcliffe: Former police officer was jailed for eight months for sexually assaulting an 18-year-old woman in a bar. The case was covered in the Sheffield Star.
R v France: France was jailed for a minimum of 31 years for historic sexual offences against two children. The case received national coverage on the BBC and ITV as well as Yorkshire Live, Hull Live and the websites of South Yorkshire Police and North Yorkshire Police.
R v Westerman (Court of Appeal Criminal Division): Leading authority on the interpretation of the sex offender registration requirements.
R v Oliver (Court of Appeal Criminal Division): Leading authority that attempting to incite a child to engage in sexual activity is not an inchoate offence and therefore does not require proof of intent.
R v A: Wounding – instructed to prosecute alone against Queen’s Counsel and Junior Counsel. Unusual defence of ‘horseplay’.
R v T: Multiple historic sexual offences – appeared alone to prosecute against Queen’s Counsel. Successfully resisted Abuse of Process Application.
R v B: Sexual offences against a child aged 5 by an adult Defendant with significant learning difficulties.
R v B: Violent Rapes with strangulation in a marital context.
R v C: Male prisoner accused of raping another male prisoner.
R v O: Rape of a female whose drink had been spiked.
R v Butoyi: Knifepoint rapes and robberies specifically targeting a number of prostitutes in the Doncaster area. Circumstantial and similar fact evidence. Convicted on all counts.
R v Javaid & Raj: Producing cocaine at wholesale level and money laundering through residential premises and businesses.
R v Cuerton, Johnson, Stewart & Avanzi: Prosecuting for the Specialist Fraud Division – Evading Excise Duty.
R v Merrington: Junior Defence Counsel – Attempted Murder – victim thrown head first over balcony of two story building. Defendant had untreatable personality disorder and psychopathic disorder.
R v K: Defence Counsel – Multiple Rapes and Sexual Assault – 14 year old boy accused of raping his 4 year old cousin who gave evidence and was cross examined. Acquitted on all Counts.
R v W: Defence Counsel – False Imprisonment / threats to kill – 15 year old boy who falsely imprisoned an adult female in her own home having crept in, and whilst holding a piece of rope threatened to kill her having already assaulted her. Psychiatric issues involved.