Glyn is a very experienced trial advocate and also has considerable expertise in arguing points of law before the appellate Courts. He has a practice that has evolved around regulatory and licensing law (in both civil and criminal jurisdictions) and in criminal law (almost exclusively in the Crown and Appellate Courts). He has, however, also maintained a regular practice in personal injuries law at all levels of injury.
A particular area of specialisation has been as Independent Counsel, advising various prosecuting authorities upon matters of Legal Professional Privilege. In this field Glyn has been instructed in major criminal investigations involving, amongst others, HM Revenue & Customs, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, Home Office, NCIS, RART, UKBA and various Police services throughout the Country.
Glyn was appointed Deputy Chancellor (Judge of the Consistory Court dealing with Ecclesiastical and Canon Law) of Coventry Diocese in 2010.
Glyn is a Level 4 prosecutor on the Crown Prosecution Service panel of advocates and is on the Rape and Serious Sexual Offences panel
Qualifications and Appointments:
Deputy Chancellor of Coventry Diocese (Judge of the Consistory Court)
Articles and Publications:
Glyn has written articles on Legal Professional Privilege, Alcohol licensing and on firearms law. He has given lectures on Firearms Licensing and Child protection. He was invited to lecture on Child Protection law to Masters students at the University of Warwick Medical school. He was, for several years, a tutor for paediatricians on an accredited course concerning the giving and presentation of expert evidence.
Criminal Bar Association
Personal Injury Bar Association
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Fraud, Business and Financial Crime
Glyn has been instructed in a large number of fraud-related criminal investigations, dealing with allegations under the Fraud Act, the Theft Act, the Proceeds of Crime Act and even under the Perjury Act. The sums involved have ranged from modest deceptions to multi-million pound frauds.
A particular area of expertise in this area has been in protecting the rights of those accused of criminal offences by acting as Independent Counsel, advising upon matters of Legal professional privilege.+ Add to Brochure
Restraint and Confiscation
Glyn has considerable experience in dealing with confiscation applications following criminal conviction, for both the defence and for National and local prosecuting authorities. He has also been briefed in a number of significant applications under the civil Recovery provisions of Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, many concerning substantial funds recovered by the police in major criminal investigations.+ Add to Brochure
Serious Sexual Offences
Glyn has considerable experience in both prosecuting and defending such offences, and has also been briefed in the interests of justice to cross-examine the complainant when the accused has refused legal representation. Glyn has been involved in cases with witnesses suffering with various mental and physical disabilities necessitating the use of intermediaries and most other forms of special measures. Clients and witnesses have ranged from the very young (e.g. a five year old witness) to the bed-ridden and infirm.
Glyn has participated in the Midland Circuit training course in 'Rape and Serious Sexual Cases' and is on the Crown Prosecution Service regional panel of expert Rape Prosecutors.+ Add to Brochure