Richard Crabb


Richard Crabb
Called: 1975

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Email:
richardcrabb@colletonchambers.co.uk

Clerk: Nikkie Browning
nikkiebrowning@colletonchambers.co.uk


Profile

Prosecutes and defends in equal measure.


Notable Cases

Prosecuted and defended in numerous murder, manslaughter and attempted murder cases with and without a leader, including:

R -V- ROTHERY
Stabbed and killed intruder, self-defence – not guilty of murder.

R -V- ROSE
Convicted of ‘Charlotte Pinkney’ murder – no body ever found.

R -V- LEEMAN
Wife shot 6 times at close range – manslaughter conviction.

R -V- VINKENBRINK
Mother killed child – unfit to plead after trial.

R -V- BRADSHAW
‘Joss Stone’ case – conspiracy to murder.

R -V- LANGMEAD
North Devon double murder – convicted after trial.

R -V- BIRD
Murder of wife – manslaughter conviction.

‘MARINE B’
Acquitted of murdering Afghan insurgent.

Prosecuted and defended in numerous rape & child abuse cases:

R -V- ASHMAN
Rape of care worker by youth – conviction upheld by Court of Appeal.

R -V- GODBEER
Ringleader of paedophile ring – convicted.

R -V-RAWE
Rapes of sister-in-law and mother-in-law – 3 week trial.

R -V- ANBANY
Teacher convicted of historic rape of pupil.

R -V- HANCOCK
Acquitted of historic abuse of 4 step-children.

R -V- CHUDLEY
Youth worker convicted of historic rapes. 20 year sentence.

R -V- SCOTT
Acquitted of rapes on children 50 years ago.

Prosecuted and defended in numerous multi-handed drug conspiracies:

(R -V- Brooks, R -V- Ellis, R -V- Bullock et al).
Also in fraud cases including the case of the disappearing dentist whose wife who made a fraudulent insurance claim for over £1 million (R -V- Theodoropoulou)


Interests

Lives frugally on Exmoor with his wife and two children.


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