Adrian has 25 years Criminal Litigation and Advocacy experience in all Courts, including the Court of Appeal. He has practised particularly in Confiscation, Restraint and the Proceeds of Crime since 2004, including complex case work. He advised in the case of R-v- N and others which was one of the early complex Drug Importation Confiscation cases under The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002. Since then he has advised in Serious Fraud matters, including Operation Forbear, a Very High Cost Case involving multi-million pound recovery applications and foreign assets, Operation Caiman, a Class A Drugs Conspiracy alleging benefits in excess of £116,000,000, R v P, a major International Carbon Credit Fraud.
Adrian provides not only advice and Litigation experience in this complex area of the Law, but also expertise as a Higher Courts Advocate in Confiscation Cases, Including multiple Clients in Operation Arrow ( a large undercover Police Drug operation in Preston) and R v E, a significant Class A Conspiracy at Liverpool Crown Court.
Adrian heads up our POCA Dept and assists case workers and Advocates on a daily basis. He prides himself in being up to date and proficient in an ever changing and fast developing area of the Law.