All areas of defence and prosecution case work and advocacy in the Crown Court and Court of Appeal, including serious and evidentially complex cases of violence, homicide, sexual offences, drug trafficking, money laundering, fraud, conspiracies, serious motor offences including death by dangerous driving.


Police Disciplinary hearings, acting on behalf of Police Authorities and representing individual officers, Courts Martial representation. Inquests including police shootings and death in custody cases.


  • Defending and prosecuting cases of murder
  • Manslaughter
  • Serious offences of violence
  • Death by dangerous driving
  • Large scale drug conspiracies
  • Drug trafficking
  • Historic sexual abuse
  • Fraud
  • Sexual offences
  • Proceeds of Crime
  • Coroners Inquests
  • Death in custody
  • Courts Martial


  • Grade 4 Prosecutor CPS


LLB Exeter University

Clerking team

Liam Gorman

Lead Criminal & Regulatory Clerk

0191 245 9521

Clerk (Middlesbrough)

01642 247 569

Criminal & Regulatory Clerk

0191 245 9542

Criminal Clerk

0191 245 9550