Year of Call: 1993

Inn: Middle Temple

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Adrian is a specialist barrister in discipline and regulatory law with a national practice in this field. He prosecutes and defends in all crime in all courts. He is a Legal Adviser to the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) disciplinary Panel and a member of the National FA Anti Discrimination Chairman’s Panel. In crime he specialises in serious fraud, money-laundering, confiscation (civil and criminal) and public sector corruption.

Adrian is a Case Reviewer for the National Bar Pro Bono Unit.

He is on the Combined Courts Martial List and a member of the Cyprus Sovereign Base Areas Bar (SBAs of Dhekalia and Episcopi).

Adrian is also on the ‘Falklands Islands Approved Lawyer List.

Public Access

Adrian is qualified to undertake Public Access work in appropriate cases. He defended in the first public access criminal trial under the new regulations, for further information, please visit our Public Access page.

Appointments:

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Legal Adviser
  • FA National Anti Discrimination Chairman’s Panel
  • National Pro Bono Unit case Reviewer
  • CPS Prosecutor Grade 3

Professional memberships:

  • Criminal Bar Association
  • Western Circuit
  • Forensic Science Society
  • Fellow of the Security Institute
  • Member of the Bar of the Sovereign Base Areas of Episcopi and Dhekalia (Cyprus)
  • Chairman of the South West Fraud Forum.

Qualifications & awards:

  • MA Oxon 1989
  • Bramshill Scholar at St Edmund Hall, Oxford

Additional information:

Adrian came to the Bar after 24 years with the City of London Police. He was attached to the Special Patrol Group, No. 9 Regional Crime Squad, the City of London Fraud Squad and the Serious Fraud Office managing multidisciplinary teams investigating national and international fraud. He retired from the Force with the Police Long Service and Good Conduct Medal.