Tim has defended and prosecuted at all levels, from the Magistrates Court to Murder cases in the Crown Court. He has a particular strength in cases involving allegations of Firearms, Drugs and Sexual Offences, where he has a unique ability and approach to the witness testimony of child witnesses.
A Selection of Press Reported and Appeal Cases
December 2015 – Prosecuted a father who sold drugs in a children’s play area (Daily Star)
R v Nicholas Taylor  98/6219/Z5 (Court of Appeal): Appeal against a sentence of a drug dealer being manifestly excessive
May 2015: Prosecuted a serving soldier charged with assaulting his partner (Daily Mirror)
R v (1) S (R M) and others(2007) EWCA Crim 1622: Dangerous Offenders Provisions, relating to offences that overlap the coming into force of the new sentencing legislation relating to sexual offences
R v Cunliffe (2006) EWCA Crim 1706: Dangerous Offenders Provisions, relating to sexual offences on a female. Appeal from Preston Crown Court against the tariff imposed for attempted rape and other sexual offences
R v Collins (2003) EWCA Crim 2643: Appeal against conviction upon the viewing, by the jury, of a child’s video transcript once the evidence has concluded.
October 2014: Prosecuted the “Goldilocks’ burglar (Daily Telegraph)
June 2011: Defended a man labeled as the ‘Little Britain Style’ benefits cheat (Daily Mail)
July 2014: Defended the actress Barbara Knox in Road Traffic Matters
May 2002: Defended Huntsmaster involved in serious road traffic matters (BBC News, The Times, Daily Telegraph, Daily Mail)
June 2000: Prosecuted a drunk driver who killed a pedestrian (The Sun)
October 1997: Defended the man who chased a wife’s lover on the road, using a van (Daily Telegraph, Daily Mirror)
R v Smith (Thomas Henry) (2003) EWCA Crim 3733: Appeal against conviction relating to the Prosecution obligation to call a witness
R v Bryan Neal (2000) 199905179/Y4 (Court of Appeal, the Vice-President Rose LJ): Appeal dealing with the use of Defence Statements at trial.