David is an experienced jury advocate who has conducted a great many sensitive and serious trials in his career.
Member of Inner Temple.
CPS Grade: Level 4 CPS Panel Advocate
CPS Specialist Panel: Rape and serious sexual offences
David conducts serious fraud, drugs conspiracy, murder, manslaughter, sexual and violent offence cases.
David has been involved in some of the most serious cases in the Midlands over the past decade. He is a very experienced advocate in cases of murder, rape and conspiracy to supply drugs. He prosecutes and defends in the most sensitive matters. Clients know they’re in safe hands.
University of Nottingham 2003 – LLB(Hons)
BVC Nottingham 2004
David's interests include; film, politics, economics, finance, fitness, good food, Middlesbrough Football Club and travel.
Murder & Manslaughter
R v Jaydon Roberts Barton (2017) (Defence)
Led by Peter Joyce QC. Robbery, torture and murder of a man in his home: https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/five-men-jailed-100-years-306496
R v Maylor (2014) (Defence)
Led by Malcolm Swift QC. Alleged murder. Death following a fight between inmates in HMP Doncaster: https://www.thestar.co.uk/news/inmates-cleared-of-doncaster-prison-murder-1-677954
R v Kuzmarskis and Zaremba (2010) (Prosecution)
Led by Greg Dickinson QC. Two handed manslaughter of a young Lithuanian man.
R v Jass (2015) (Prosecution)
Possession of a loaded Smith and Wesson revolver in Radford, Nottingham.
R v Madar, Amir & Gulzar (2016) (Prosecution)
Three handed armed robbery of a Leicester jewellers.
Operation Rorscach (2020)
The Nottingham "Das Kino" shooting.
R v Alyas (2015) (Defence)
Defence of one of the lead Defendants in a two month violent disorder trial at Nottingham.
Rape & Serious Sexual Offences
R v R (2018) (Prosecution)
Sexual abuse of a boy by his Imam in a Mosque some 25 years ago: https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/local-news/imam-sneinton-mosque-sexually-touched-1567575.
R v S (2011) (Defence)
Identification in issue regarding allegations of sexual assaults on women in public.
R v H.M. (2012) (Defence)
Defence of a sixteen year old for sexual assault.
R v W (2016) (Defence)
Sexual assault upon granddaughter.
R v G.C. (2016) (Defence)
Sexual assaults on girls in the Defendant’s family. The youngest victim cross examined was 4 years old.
R v P.C. (2016) (Defence)
Rapes upon two family members by the Defendant.
R v G.R. (2018) (Defence)
Grave and historic allegations of child sex abuse.
R v M (2017) (Prosecution)
Sexual assault by penetration after a party in Derby.
R v NS (2013) (Prosecution)
The Defendant received a second life sentence after he attempted, whilst on day release from prison, to rape a woman in a Grantham park whilst she walked her dog:
R v Peacock (2015) (Prosecution)
R v Coward (2013) (Prosecution)
Sexual assault and rape of a child.
R v Mahmoud (2015) (Defence)
A DNA hit led to the trial of this Defendant for rape on a Derby cycle track in 2001.
R v O’Brien (2018) (Prosecution)
Sexual assault on a family member over 30 years ago.
Operation Encylic (2020)
Major drugs operation.
Operation Umpire (2018)
East Midlands drugs supply trial