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David Outterside

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University of Nottingham (2000 – 2003)

Nottingham Law School (2003 – 2004)

David has an excellent reputation for prosecuting and defending the most serious sexual and violent offences. He also has considerable experience in large fraud and drug supply cases.


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:

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: 

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:

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:

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.