Barrister Profile


Year of Call: 1994

Main Areas of Practice

Commercial Law
Coroners or Inquests
Employment Law
Personal Injury


Senior junior engaged in company and commercial disputes, insurance litigation, employment and Industrial Tribunal claims. Widespread knowledge of inquiries, inquests and coronial law. Extensive experience of public law claims. Able to act in claims with links to both English and Northern Ireland courts. Undertakes court advocacy and advisory work.


1994; Member of Bar of Northern Ireland and the Bar of England and Wales

Member of Personal Injuries Bar Association

Member of Crown Solicitor’s “A” Panel for civil litigation

Granted ‘DV’ security clearance

Trained pupil supervisor


Recent cases:

R v Boyd, Stephen [2014] CA NI 5/3/14

Jamieson v AIB [2013] NICA 42

Acting for clients at HIA Public Inquiry

Robinson v Chief Constable of the Yorkshire Police [2014] EWCA Civ 15

Harrod v CC West Mids [2013] ET Nov 2013

PBD and another v Chief Constable of the Greater Manchester Police [2013] EWHC 3559

R on Application of T v Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police and others [2013] EWCA Civ 25