R v Barker & Ishaq (2021) Successful murder prosecution following drugs gang related fatal stabbing in Leeds. Life sentence for each, minimum term of 22 years.
R v Miller (2020) Murder client charged jointly with inflicting more than 60 knife injuries. Acquitted at end of Prosecution case.
R v Exley (2019) Defending allegations of conspiracy to murder, resolved by plea of conspiracy to rob at end of prosecution case following issues surrounding identification procedures.
R v Buckland (2019) Successful manslaughter prosecution of amateur boxer accused of “one punch” attack.
R v Dixon (2018) Defending in case involving death following drunken robbery. Cut-throat defence, client convicted of manslaughter, co-accused convicted of murder.
R v Reid (2017) Prosecuting defendant accused of murdering his father by strangulation and chest injuries, unfit to stand trial, proved to have committed the act.
R v Adey (2017) Murder defence in case involving extensive mobile phone evidence and complex disclosure issues.
R v Waterston (2017) Successful murder defence following fatal stabbing during violent disorder incident.
R v Johnson (2017) Defending murder, fatal stabbing of man in own flat following break in.
R v Corbett (2017) Defending co-accused in multi-handed murder, causing or allowing the death of a vulnerable adult and acts intending to pervert the course of justice.
R v Welsh (2016) Defence murder, fatal stabbing following argument on social media.
R v McCabe (2015) Successful murder and manslaughter defence following death caused from smoke inhalation because of a fire alleged to have been started by the defendant after burgling the victim’s home.
R v Ryan (2014) Murder defence, issues surrounding joint enterprise with two brothers arising from an argument in the street in the early hours leading to fatal stabbing.
R v Smart (2014) Murder defence, pleaded manslaughter, alleged self-defence leading to fatal stabbing of defendant’s wife.
R v Johnson (2014) Murder defence, believing she was possessed by the devil, defendant strangled and stabbed his partner, pleaded guilty to manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility three days into the murder trial.
R v Smith (2014) Murder defence, three handed case resulting in manslaughter conviction.
R v Smith & Others (2013) Murder prosecution, four brothers who burnt down the home of a convicted paedophile and his girlfriend convicted of manslaughter.
R v McKean (2013) Two handed manslaughter defence following nightclub brawl.
R v Carr (2013) Successful murder and manslaughter defence following multi-handed fatal stabbing.
R v Warrender (2012) Murder defence, fatal stabbing of next-door neighbour following altercation. Found guilty of manslaughter.
R v Streener (2012) Murder defence, alleged strangulation and setting victim’s body on fire to dispose of evidence.
R v Johnston (2012) Prosecuting alleged manslaughter of defendants’ severely disabled granddaughter.
R v Northey (2011) Murder defence, initially defendant pleaded guilty to s.18 assault on former partner, following subsequent switching off of life support machine, charged with murder. Attempted to appeal s.18 assault conviction.
R v Saint (2011) Murder defence joint two-handed attack on vulnerable victim.
R v Earle  EWCA Crim 17. Defendant convicted with murder of homeless deceased. Fresh forensic evidence casting doubt on credibility of prosecution witness. Criminal Cases Review Commission referred to Court of Appeal as to whether conviction unsafe given fresh DNA evidence.
R v Robinson & Gladstone (2010) Prosecuting two handed murder following fight at New Year’s party. Cut throat defences.
R v McKenzie (2010) Murder and wounding with intent defence following fatal stabbing at Metro station.
R v Spence (2010) Defence in three handed murder of Senegalese asylum seeker.
R v Dunning (2010) Murder defence following fatal stabbing of partner during drunken argument. Convicted of manslaughter by reason of provocation.
R v Brown & Taylor (2010) Murder prosecution. Complex arguments surrounding joint enterprise following two handed fatal stabbing of teenager and attempted murder and grievous bodily harm of another.
R v Muldoon (2009) Successful murder prosecution after vulnerable victim beaten with vacuum cleaner in own home.
R v Newton (2009) Successful murder prosecution of boyfriend who strangled and slit his partner's throat after being freed on bail for an earlier attack.
R v Rycroft (2009) Central Criminal Court (Old Bailey) Murder defence, defendant, with history of fraud having faked terminal illness to raise charitable donations, killed his married lover with a fire extinguisher in a hotel.
R v Blower (2009) Defence in three handed murder, cut throat defences, acquittal secured.
Re Williams (Deceased) Coroner’s Inquest (2014) Representing Cleveland Police Authority in death in custody case involving adverse drug reaction and overheating. Jury Inquest.
James Johnson (Deceased) (2009) Coroner’s Inquest, representing Northumbria Police following death of teenager riding a motorcycle during police pursuit. Jury returned verdict of misadventure.