Administrative Law or Judicial Review
Briefed to represent parties in contentious proceedings including Judicial Review, Insolvency, Personal Injury and OITFET (Employment & Discrimination) claims.
2001; 2.1 Law & Accounting, Queen’s University, Belfast
2002; Masters in Computer Science and Applications, Queen’s University, Belfast
2003; Institute of Professional Legal Studies, Certificate in Professional Legal Studies, Queen’s University, Belfast
2003 - Present Member of the Bar of Northern Ireland
2012 - Present; Government Legal Service Civil Panel
DB v Chief Constable of Police Service of Northern Ireland  UKSC 7
Appeal to UKSC regarding policing powers arising out of Flag Protests and associated Article 8 issues.
The DPP v Douglas, Patrick  NICA 14
Case stated regarding District Judge’s powers to amend Criminal Charges.
Laverty, Paul; in re application for judicial review  NICA 75
Claim by former officer related to requirement to resign – involving Data Protection and cross-jurisidictional ECHR considerations.
Crawford, Heather & another v Department for Employment and Learning  NICA 26
Instructed for appellant (Ref decisions in the Industrial Tribunal) to Court of Appeal regarding who is to be considered a Director of a company.
AS1 (a minor acting by her mother and next friend); in re application for judicial review  NIQB 46
Judicial Review regarding police powers to video record a minor whilst undertaking the search of a home. Article 8 ECHR & EU Law provisions engaged.
Fionda, Maria (a minor) by her mother and next friend Rona McDaid; in re application for judicial review  NIQB 51
Judicial Review of District Judge’s decision to dismiss criminal charges rather than adjourn.
LH2 & others; in re application for judicial review  NIQB 18
UKBF Immigration decisions challenged in a Judicial Review considering issues including Section 94(3) of the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act certification
YPK & others; in re application for judicial review  NIQB 1
Family Planning cases arising from applicants of Chinese origin and issues arising from S.55 ‘Best Interests of the Child’ considerations.
Hurl, Colm v Lupari, Emmanuel & another  NIQB 23
Committal proceedings arising from alleged contempt of a court order.
Anoshervan (Jahany); in re application for judicial review  NIQB 35
Instructed for Respondent in application relating to deportation decisions and ECHR issues.
Clarke, Cormac; in re application for judicial review  NIQB 6
Judicial Review related to PPS prosecution decisions.
Salad, Fowsiya; in re application for judicial review  NIQB 32
Instructed for respondent in Judicial Review relating to Immigration matters.
McAleer, Nicola v Chief Constable of the PSNI  NIQB 53
Instructed for defendant in Personal Injury claim against PSNI.
Ballymaconnolly Sons of Conquerors Flute Band; in re application for judicial review  NIQB 63  NIJB 270
Instructed for respondent in Judicial Review relating to Parades Commission determinations.
Neeson, Rose v Acheson, Alan  NIQB 12
Instructed for plaintiff/appellant in appeal relating to personal injuries claim arisingout of a dog biting incident.
McElveen v Police Service of Northern Ireland (Discrimination - Disability)  NIIT 04109_17IT
McMurray v HM Revenue and Customs & others  NIFET 00049_15FET
Barr v Glenfresh Foods Limited  NIIT 01810_17IT
Bell v Primark Stores Ltd  NIIT 00076_15FET
Foley v O’Neills Irish International Sports  NIIT 01621_16IT
McCrossan v Department for Social Development  NIIT 00062_15FET
Molyneaux v Department of Agriculture, Environment & Department of Finance  NIIT01147_15IT
Downie v Department for Social Development  NIIT 01050_14IT