Year of Call: 1993

Inn: Middle Temple

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Adrian has a broad experience in disciplinary matters. He appears in medical, pharmaceutical, prison, police, accountancy and other disciplinary tribunals and before prison parole boards. Acting for Care Home Staff appearing before CQC tribunals.

He is a Legal Adviser to the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) advising tribunal members on the law and procedure and assisting the panel with draft reasons and sanctions.

He is a member of the FA Anti-Discrimination Chairman’s Panel.  Hearing and adjudicating on breaches of the Rules of Football brought by the FA against players at all ages, clubs and spectators. Drafting decisions and reasoning for publication through the FA to all County FAs.

He is also a Fellow of the Security Institute and takes a special interest in the law relating to the security industry.

Adrian is a Case Reviewer for the National Bar Pro Bono Unit. Considering applications to the unit for assistance in disciplinary and criminal matters. Assessing the merits and advising on appropriate counsel to assist the applicant.

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.


  • 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.