Director acquitted in Health... → Jim acted for a Director of a building company acquitted of all offences after the death of
R. v. X → Managing Director acquitted of breaches of health and safety legislation. Jim acted for X who
Tania Clarence → Jim acted for Mrs Clarence who was originally charged with the murder of her 3 disabled children
R v DG and other → Jim acted for a young man charged with murder and manslaughter after a brawl outside a night
R v. X → Jim successfully defended X who was charged with offences arising out of the phone hacking

Expert Lawyer & Top Criminal Barrrister

Serious Fraud

Jim has huge experience in defending those accused of serious fraud and business crime.  He is often retained by city institutions, businesses and private individuals to advise on matters relating to corporate governance, bribery and corruption, often relating to multi-jurisdictional inquiries and International Arbitrations where there are corruption/fraud elements involved.
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Sports Law

Jim often acts for clubs and individuals brought before regulatory and disciplinary tribunals both in England and abroad. His vast experience spans many sports including football, cricket, rugby, athletics, horse racing, tennis and motor racing.  Jim’s practice has for many years included advising in relation to corruption allegations in a sports context, both in the criminal and regulatory spheres, in the UK and all over the world.
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Serious Crime

Jim is the first choice when it comes to instructing a top criminal barrister to defend allegations of serious criminal impropriety. Whether it be murder, armed robbery or a major drugs case, Jim’s experience can make all the difference to a successful outcome.  His list of priorities for his clients is simple: Avoid Prosecution » Avoid Conviction » Avoid Imprisonment » Keep prison sentence short .
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Health & Safety

Jim is regularly asked to advise companies and individuals in relation to health and safety enforcement actions. He appears at inquests, and is often instructed to advise in cases brought by HSE involving fatalities in the work place.
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