University of Nottingham (2000 – 2003)
Nottingham Law School (2003 – 2004)
He has conducted a great many trials involving vulnerable witnesses and sensitive issues. His jury trials in the Crown Court over the years include the following:
R v Rabani (2018) – 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 Dyer, Hughes & others (2018) – Four handed fraud trial. Theft from four elderly victims by a carer who passed stolen cheques on to a confidence trickster.
R v O’Brien (2018) – Sexual assault on a family member over 30 years ago.
R v Powell (2017) – Harassment, stalking, dreadful domestic violence and sexual assault upon a former partner.
R v M (2017) – Sexual assault by penetration after a party in Derby.
R v Madar, Amir & Gulzar (2016) – Three handed armed robbery of a Leicester jewellers.
R v Khan (2016) – Four handed car ringing and fraud.
R v Jass (2015) – Possession of a loaded Smith and Wesson revolver in Radford, Nottingham.
R v Peacock (2015) – Domestic rape.
R v Coward (2013) – Sexual assault and rape of a child.
R v Nicky Suddons (2013) – 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: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2598989/Former-lifeguard-rapist-carried-sex-attack-knifepoint-deemed-safe-work-community-given-SECOND-life-sentence.html
R v Nyugen, Le and others (2013) – Four handed cannabis production trial. A warehouse in Leicester converted to allow the growing of over £1million worth of cannabis.
R v Abdullah (2013) – Serial sexual attacker who preyed upon four separate victims in Derby.
R v Konadu (2012) – Three handed ID theft (immigration and perjury offences).
R v Pospisil & others (2012) – Three handed sham marriage (immigration offences).
R v Wilson & others (2012) – Seven handed firearms and violence prosecution.
R v Lindo (2011) – Arson with intent to endanger life.
R v Kuzmarskis & Zaremba (2010) – Led by Greg Dickinson QC. Two handed manslaughter of a young Lithuanian man (received ‘red bag’).
R v G.R. (2018) – Grave and historic allegations of child sex abuse.
R v Khalid Ahmed (2018) – Section 18 upon a man who had no memory of the incident.
R v Bullivant (2018) – Conspiracy to supply drugs (Operation Umpire).
R v Jaydon Roberts Barton (2017) – 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 Benjamin (2017) – Theft from elderly people in the Defendant’s care. 85 year old woman cross examined.
R v W (2016) – Sexual assault upon granddaughter.
R v G.C. (2016) – Sexual assaults on girls in the Defendant’s family. The youngest victim cross examined was 4 years old.
R v P.C. (2016) – Rapes upon two family members by the Defendant.
R v Hussain (2016) – Section 18 with a baseball bat upon a man causing life changing injuries.
R v Baktiar Mahmoud (2015) – A DNA hit led to the trial of this Defendant for rape on a Derby cycle track in 2001.
R v Greaves (2015) – Mortgage fraud.
R v Alyas (2015) – Defence of one of the lead Defendants in a two month violent disorder trial at Nottingham.
R v Doherty (2014) – Section 18 and dangerous driving. The Defendant was accused of trying to seriously harm a truck driver and his dog with an axe.
R v Maylor (2014) – 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-1-6779543
R v Barnfield (2014) – Alleged that the Defendant sexually assaulted his step-daughter.
R v H.M. (2012) – Defence of a sixteen year old for sexual assault.
R v Braddock (2012) – Five handed section 18 wounding trial.
R v Sanghera (2011) – Identification in issue regarding allegations of sexual assaults on women in public.
In his free time David enjoys travel, politics, football and history.