I was admitted to the Bar of Northern Ireland in 1999. I have also been called to the Bar of England & Wales (Middle Temple) 1999 and the Bar of Ireland 2005 and continue to practise in each jurisdiction. I have been a Barrister in independent practice continuously since call. Post pupillage under Mr Adrian Colton Q.C. I specialise in both civil and criminal law. In 2013 I acted as Deputy Director of the Public Prosecution Service Turks & Caicos Islands. I am a member of the Advocacy Training Faculty and The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
1996; Queen’s University of Belfast LL.B (Hons)
1997; University College Dublin LL.M (European Law)
1999; Nottingham Law School B.V.C (Very Competent)
2011; University College Dublin Post Graduate Diploma in Arbitration
2011; Member Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Master Thesis: “The Enforcement of Convention Rights”.