Public and Regulatory
- Police Force v G: Closure Order (A). Obtained closure order in respect of suspected crack house. Occupant used threatened neighbours with violence.
- Chief Constable v F: Firearms Licence Appeal (R). Hundreds of guns found at residence of a registered firearms dealer together with prohibited weapons and prohibited ammunition. PII and evidential issues resultant from concurrent criminal proceedings.
- Chief Constable v Q: Firearms Licence Appeal (R). Revocation of firearms certificate on basis of intelligence reports. Appeal concerned PII and public safety considerations.
- Local Authority v Z: Leaving Litter (P). Prosecution brought by local authority for littering in public place.
- Local Authority v N: Contempt of Court (D). Vulnerable, elderly client alleged to have breached ASBO.
“Words cannot explain how elated I am with the outcome today. I am ever so grateful. Wanted to express my deepest appreciation” – client’s email to instructing solicitor
“I am extremely grateful for the excellent work you have done on this case” – email from instructing solicitor
“I’ve just had a chat with young Mr. F and he’s asked me to pass on his sincere thanks for yesterday. In his words you were top dollar and really cool. Thank you for all your efforts in securing a great result for us” – email from instructing solicitor
- BPTC (Kaplan)
- LLB (Newcastle University)
- Academic Scholar (Canford School)
- The Luboshez Award (Middle Temple)
- Arnold and Porter Prize for Competition Law (N’cle)
- Pinsent Masons Prize for Public Law (N’cle)
- Cartmell Shepherd Mooting Prize
- Criminal Bar Association
- Western Circuit
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