A highly experienced, robust and dogged advocate who specialises in criminal work. With expertise in the areas of white collar crime as well as other serious and organised crime.
Adrian is regularly instructed in high profile cases and is particularly well regarded for his cross examination of expert and lay witnesses alike.
Adrian is ranked in Chambers and Partners 2015.
Adrian is regularly instructed in cases of complex fraud. In recent years he has led the defence in a series of trials involving alleged ‘Cash for Crash‘ offences.
Adrian regularly appears in the Court of Appeal and has appeared in the House of Lords. He is often the advocate of choice for those wrongly accused of offences. He is highly regarded for his detailed preparation of a case and his marshalling of the facts, but is respected for his tenacious cross-examination of witnesses. He is regularly instructed in cases of Murder, serious organised crime, people trafficking and large scale drugs production, importation and supply cases both as junior and leading junior Counsel; as well as a recent high profile case involving alleged sexual grooming by a gang.
Adrian has extensive experience in cases involving the successful arguing of the principles and interpretation of Joint Enterprise in English law, including the successful defence of one of the few defendants acquitted by the jury in the 15 handed large scale violent disorder: R v Khan & Others .