Crime

Daniel is known for his meticulous preparation and effective advocacy. This hard working approach make him a popular choice for complex conspiracy cases, allegations of historic sexual offending and offences of the most grave nature. He is regular instructed in high profile matters and has developed a reputation for handling difficult and sensitive cases.

His client care is excellent and he is always ready and willing to provide advice or help. His friendly and sensitive approach make him particularly adept at dealing with cases involving young or vulnerable people and those with mental health or substance abuse issues.

Selected Cases

  • R v P, W & Y (2019): Multiple armed robberies. The case involved cell site analysis, analysis of GPS data and extensive interrogation of mobile phone data.
  • R v L (2018): This case involved three separate complainants making allegations of rape and other penetrative sexual offences against the defendant. One of these complainants was a 10 year old boy, one was a homeless man and the other was a man with learning difficulties.
  • R v M and L (2018): This case involved two separate complainants who made allegations that the defendant had raped and sexually assaulted them when they were children. This case involved the analysis of a significant amount of social services material dating back over two decades.
  • R v O and B (2018): This case involved a killing in the context of a county lines drugs operation. The evidence included extensive cell site analysis alongside witness evidence from within the drug dealing community.
  • R v B and others (2018): Conspiracy to supply class A drugs. This prosecution of four defendants arose out of a major Sussex police operation to crack down on class A drug supply within Brighton city centre.
  • R v L (2016): Arson with intent to endanger life. It was alleged that the defendant, who had serious cognitive difficulties, had started a fire in a block of flats whilst the occupants slept. It involved the analysis of extensive circumstantial evidence.
  • R v H (2016): Murder. This case involved an allegation of murder committed by a defendant with serious mental health problems. It involved the defence of diminished responsibility and the consideration of extensive psychiatric evidence.
  • R v H (2016): s18 GBH. This case involved a serious and prolonged assault on a vulnerable victim which left him with life changing injuries.
  • R v W (2016): Rape and sexual activity with a child. This case involved two young female complainants allegations that the defendant had raped and engaged in sexual activity with them.
  • R v F (2016): Sexual assault of a 6 year old. This case involved allegations made by a 6 year old in respect of a mentally disordered defendant.
  • R v T (2016): Historic sexual assault of female child family member. This case involved allegations made by a female child in respect of her step-father.
  • R v D (2016): Conspiracy to supply class A drugs. This case involved a large scale, multi defendant conspiracy to supply class A drugs throughout the South-East of England.
  • R v B (2016): Murder. The deceased was a high ranking civil servant who advised senior ministers on tax issues. The issue in the case was whether the partial defence of loss of control applied.
  • R v C (2016): Historic indecency with children. This case involved allegations of sexual offending committed by the defendant against three brothers in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
  • R v D (2016): Money Laundering. This case involved a multiple defendant conspiracy where they were alleged to have laundered the financial proceeds of a widespread and sophisticated fraud committed against vulnerable victims.
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