Ben has been a fully accredited Police Station Representative for a number of years and is based in our busy Criminal Defence Department at our Mansfield office.
Ben grew up in Mansfield and studied at Nottingham Law School and the University of the West of England. He appears daily in the region’s police stations and represents clients suspected of the full range of criminal offences from minor road traffic matters to serious sexual and violent offences, complex frauds, drug conspiracies, firearms offences and murder. He also has extensive experience in representing clients who are under investigation by the Department for Work and Pensions, Trading Standards and the National Crime Agency.
Ben is regarded as a ‘safe pair of hands’ at the police station and is regularly requested by clients due to his tactical and no-nonsense approach.
✅ Criminal Defence
✅ Police Station Representation
✅ Crown Court Litigation
- R v L. Murder. Representation of a client who was arrested on suspicion of murdering his wife and attempting to murder another man.
- R v S. Murder. Representation of a client who was accused of murdering his partner.
- R v A. Murder. Representation of a client who was arrested on suspicion of the murder of his baby.
- R v M. Murder. The client had been one of two people arrested on suspicion of killing a man outside of his home.
- R v B. Murder. Defence of a man with a complicated history of mental health who was alleged to have murdered his friend.
- R v V. Manslaughter. Representation of a client accused of the manslaughter of a youth and being party to a conspiracy to pervert the course of justice.
- R v M. Firearms & Attempt Murder. Representation of a client who was accused of targeting a family and their address in a shooting.
- R v B. Fraud. Representation of a woman accused of a complex £130,000 “confidence fraud” involving a large number of bank accounts and credit cards.
- R v M. Production of cannabis. The client suffered from a serious medical condition which caused her to suffer from constant severe pain. She was found to be growing a large amount of cannabis at her address which she smoked to reduce her pain. Notwithstanding the sentencing guidelines, successful representations resulted in her receiving a police caution and prosecution was avoided.
- R v M. Driving offences. The client was arrested on suspicion of a number of driving offences, production of cannabis and possessing an offensive weapon. Advice was given and representations were made at the police station which resulted in the client being charged only with simple possession of cannabis.
- R v D. Drug smuggling. Police station representation of a man accused of smuggling cannabis into prison. Successful representations resulted in the client being released without charge.
- R v S. Rape. Representation of a client wrongly accused of the rape. Representations to the police led them to uncover vital phone evidence which proved the accuser had fabricated her complaint.
Tel: (01623) 427 944