Robert is one of MK Law’s skilled solicitor advocates with over 10 years post qualified experience in criminal practice. He predominantly conducts trials in the Crown Court as a qualified Higher Rights Advocate since 2010. Robert deals with a range of matters at the Crown Court including rape, sexual assault, robbery, firearms offences, conspiracies, multi defendant trials, GBH, ABH and frauds.
Robert is passionate and committed to advocacy and applies himself with equal vigour to other tasks including minor offences and matters which attract media coverage. He is conscientious and gregarious by nature and forms trusting relationships with clients. Using initiative and demonstrating dedication, Robert is a valued and respected member of the criminal law team.
R v JE and another – successfully defended a client charged with Section 20 GBH involving issues of identification and cross examination of police witnesses.
R v BC – successfully defended a client on a 2 count indictment charged with theft from employer. The client was the general manager of a restaurant. It was alleged that in excess of £11,000 was stolen from the safe.
R v RS – successfully defended a client on a 2 count indictment, Section 18 GBH. The issue was self- defence and the use of reasonable force.
R v BB – successfully defended a client in relation to rape allegations made by his partner. Applications were made under the hearsay provisions as the complainant was medically unfit to give evidence. After a successful application the Crown offered no evidence on all counts on the indictment.
R v ME – successfully defended a fireman in a multi-handed fraud case prosecuted by Queen’s Counsel and Robert represented the client alone.
R v NR – client was charged with others in relation to defrauding the DWP in excess of £500,000. Most of the defendants (including the client) were deaf. The case was prosecuted by Queen’s Counsel and Robert represented the client alone.