Over the past 15 years at Lamb Building, Daniel has established himself as a successful criminal practitioner having been instructed on a number of high profile cases. He is regularly instructed in cases involving very large amounts of controlled drugs as well as cases of serious violence, including homicide, and fraud. He has been instructed as a leading and led junior.
Daniel is the Head of Pupillage, Education and Training at Lamb Building and has been a pupil supervisor since 2014. He has also worked as a trainer for the Pan American Development Foundation assisting in the development of the judicial system in Jamaica.
BA (Hons) in Geography and Archaeology, The University of Manchester
Graduate Diploma in Law, The College of Law
Criminal Bar Association
R v MS – Kingston-Upon-Thames Crown Court 
Instructed as led junior to represent a Defendant accused of the murder of his landlady. Case involved complicated psychiatric issues and suggestions from the Defendant that the deceased was murdered by a government agency.
R v AA – Central Criminal Court 
Instructed as led junior to represent a Defendant accused of the murder of the Personal Assistant to the Head of the Odessa Mafia who had previously supplied arms to rebel armies in Africa. Case involved organized international crime and complex financial investigations.
R v BAL – Kingston-Upon-Thames Crown Court 
Instructed as led junior to represent a Defendant accused of a series of armed bank robberies using firearms. Trial lasted over 3 months and included complex telecommunication evidence and extensive covert surveillance including the planting of audio probes in several of the Defendant’s vehicles by the Flying Squad.
R v SR – Cambridge Crown Court 
Instructed to represent a lorry driver who was charged with causing the death of a 10 year old cyclist by careless driving. The jury acquitted the Defendant of all counts on the indictment at the conclusion of his trial.
R v KA – Kingston-Upon-Thames Crown Court 
Represented the Defendant who was alleged to have conspired with others to supply firearms and ammunition. He was arrested following a lengthy undercover police operation. The Defendant was acquitted of all counts.
R v DT – Portsmouth Crown Court 
Represented a teacher accused of offences under the Misuse of Computer Act 1990. Allegation was that she hacked the emails of fellow teachers without authorisation. Defendant was acquitted.
R v JR – Central Criminal Court 
Instructed as a led junior to represent Defendant who was charged with the murder of an Uber Eats delivery driver. The Defendant was part of a group of youths who attacked the deceased following an altercation regarding a moped.
R v ES – Harrow Crown Court 
Instructed to represent the Defendant who was charged with conspiracy to rob and possess firearms. This was a NCA led operation and the Defendant was the head of an organized crime group who dealt in drugs, firearms and targeted other drug gangs with violent well planned robberies.
R v EI – Central Criminal Court 
Represented the Defendant who was charged with assisting several offenders who were charged with murder. Defendant was acquitted following an eleven week trial.
R v HK – Salisbury Crown Court 
Leading Junior instructed on a complex and evidence heavy ‘county lines’ case.
R v ZS – Manchester Crown Court 
Represented the Defendant in a 12 week trial on an indictment alleging the importation of cannabis from Europe.
R v NB – Luton Crown Court 
Instructed as leading junior to represent a Defendant charged with conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm and conspiracy to possess firearms. The Crown alleged that the Defendant was involved in a series of tit for tat shootings between two gangs over the course of an evening in Bedford. An innocent bystander was injured after being shot with a Skorpian submachine gun. The Defendant was acquitted of all charges following a 7 week trial.
R v AL – Isleworth Crown Court 
Represented a Defendant who alongside his partner was charged with Possession of a Firearm. He was successfully acquitted by the jury after running the defence of duress. The case was featured in a BBC documentary.
R v JTW – Bournemouth Crown Court 
Represented the Defendant who was charged with conspiracy to evade the prohibition on the unregistered manufacture of tobacco. After a four week trial the case was dismissed following a successful submission of no case to answer.
R v NJ – Woolwich Crown Court 
Represented the Defendant alleged to play a vital role in a conspiracy to supply £70 million worth of cocaine through importations at Tilbury Docks. The case was a complicated conspiracy which involved surveillance of several of the parties for approximately 6 months. The Crown’s case relied heavily on cell site data and mobile phone records in an attempt to establish patterns of calls between the defendants. The Defendant was acquitted following a six-week trial.
R v RP – Winchester Crown Court 
Instructed to represent the Defendant who was acquitted of conspiracy to supply heroin following a lengthy trial. The Defendant was one of several defendants alleged to play a role in the supply of heroin throughout the Nepalese Community in Aldershot. The Crown relied heavily on mobile phone evidence which exceeded 10,000 pages. The Defendant was successfully acquitted after it was shown that the Crown’s interpretation of the defendant’s mobile phone contact with his alleged co-conspirators was flawed.
R v TT – Blackfriars Crown Court 
The Defendant was charged with possession of cocaine and heroin with intent to supply. His defence was that the police had planted the drugs. He was acquitted by the jury of all charges.
R v PU – Croydon Crown Court 
Represented the Defendant who played a vital role in a conspiracy regarding the importation of kilos of cocaine and its onward supply. The Crown’s case was largely based on extensive phone records between the parties, the evidence of which exceeded 10,000 pages.
R v RJ – Southwark Crown Court 
Instructed as a Led Junior in a conspiracy to commit robbery and burglary of a number of high end fashion retailers in the West End. The allegation was that the gang had used mopeds to steal over £1 million worth of designer goods. The Defendant was successfully acquitted of the charges involving firearms and robbery following an analysis of the mobile phone evidence. Through the introduction of defence maps the defence were able to show that it would not have been possible for the Defendant to have been present.