Contact and Clerk
Clerk: Nikkie Browning
Prosecutes and defends in equal measure.
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.
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.
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)
Lives frugally on Exmoor with his wife and two children.