1993 Inner Temple
Criminal Bar Association
Personal Injury Bar Association
Young Fraud Lawyers of the North
Completed pupillage in London, and has been instucted in Criminal Courts at all levels up to and including the High Court, Administrative Court and the Court of Appeal.
Wide experience in both Defence and Prosecution - Grade 3 Crown Prosecutor and previously Grade B Prosecutor for HM Revenue & Customs, DTI, Health & Safety Executive and Department of Work & Pensions.
Main areas of practice are Criminal Law and General Common Law including Immigration and Personal Injury. Particularly specialises in dealing with Defendants suffering from mental illness, in addition to all aspects of road traffic.
R v Barrington ex parte Preston Crown Court (Administrative Court - Road traffic appeal on costs from Central funds) 
R v John Mills (Case Stated Appeal in High Court - Road Traffic)
R v Schafer, Mifsud, Crewe, Scott and Adams (Manchester Crown Court – multi-handed cigarette importation – HM Customs prosecution) [May 2004]
R v Stephen Bowers (Inland Revenue Fraud – Minshull Street Crown Court- instructed by HM Revenue & Customs) 
R v Bolton & others (multi-handed diesel laundering fraud – Bolton Crown Court – junior for HM Revenue & Customs) 
R v Geoffrey Scriven (DTI Prosecution – acting as a director whilst an undischarged bankrupt – Chester Crown Court) 
R v David Lee (Multi-count historical sex case – Defendant with learning disabilities – Preston Crown Court 
R v Simon Unsworth & Arron Singh (Murder – Preston Crown Court – junior for the Crown) 
R v Roman Ciesielski (assault on dementia patients in a care home – Liverpool Crown Court) 
R v Shaun Skarnes & Another (Infamous “Furry case” - Conspiracy to Murder – Junior for Defence – Preston Crown Court) 
R v Warren Harrop (Appeal against Sentence – Court of Appeal: complemented by the Honourable Mrs Justice Rafferty on both preparation & presentation) 
R v Robin Taylor (Defence in multi-handed Working Tax benefit fraud – Liverpool Crown Court) 
R v Helen Rose & Another (POCA on multi-count mortgage fraud – Sheffield Crown Court) 
R v Carl Heyes & Another (Appeal against Sentence – Court of Appeal) 
R v Jonathan Cragg (Liverpool Crown Court – defended police officer charged with misconduct in public office) 
R v Richard Painter & Others (Defence in multi-handed Drug conspiracy – Preston Crown Court) 
R v Graham Lane (£200k Theft from Employer by Wife - Acquitted after trial - Preston Crown Court)  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2162124/Kirsty-Lane-jailed-stealing-200k-company-pay-lavish-wedding.html