Areas of expertise
David’s caseload includes murder, manslaughter, attempted murder, bribery, serious and historic sexual offending, and significant child-cruelty cases. He balances significant legal aid cases with privately-paid instructions.
R v D child cruelty case involving near-fatal injuries
R v W Multi-million-pound bribery trial
R v B A double attempted-murder trial involving submachine pistols
R v S child cruelty case involving a woman subjected to significant domestic violence
R v D A six-month murder trial following a fatal shooting
R v H A manslaughter case turning on complex medical evidence and causation.
R v S Allegations of rape and coercive behaviour.
R v A Familial rape.
R v B False imprisonment and kidnap.
R v C Historic sexual abuse
R v N Historic sexual abuse.
R v H Familial rape.
R v K VAT fraud conspiracy.
R v U Attempted murder
R v B Attempted Murder
R v M and others, major duty evasion.
R v R, gross-negligence manslaughter.
David was appointed as Recorder of the Crown Court in 2012 and clients find his experience on the bench both invaluable and reassuring.