Profile

QC experienced in high profile serious crime.
Fraud: Leading counsel in £100m fraud trial lasting 6 months. Defending in complex white collar crime, including fraud against local authorities, the tax regime and private businesses and interests.
Sexual offences: defending allegations against teachers, parents and those in positions of care or authority. Defended only successful case in operation Yewtree.
Murder and serious violence: defending and prosecuting - knife and gun offences a specialty. Strong record of defence of young people. Currently defending murders involving mental illness, family and stranger killing.
Courts Martial: defending serious allegations of violence and sexual offending. Currently defending homicide by serving soldier.
Road traffic - specialist training in death cases but highly experienced in other areas.
Firearms and countryside law a special interest. Experienced in successfully defending those charged with wildlife related crime, including gamekeepers.
Recorder of the Crown Court
Calm and fearless, Justin has a commanding presence in the Court room and is a powerful jury advocate.

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