R. v. IR → Successful appeal against conviction for a young boy convicted of Terrorism Act offences who
R. v. VK → Successful appeal against conviction for false imprisonment and kidnapping that allegedly related
R. v. KS → Conviction for causing death by dangerous driving quashed for the improper admission of inadmissible
R. v. TW → Conviction for causing death by dangerous driving quashed as a result of misdirection by trial
R. v. MR → Conviction quashed and 18 year sentence for drugs importation quashed as a result of non disclosure

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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Criminal Appeals

For over 25 years Jim has represented defendants (and advised their families) in appeals against conviction and sentence, and he is often instructed to provide a second opinion after trial counsel have given a negative advice.
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