Ben is a Solicitor and works in our busy Criminal Defence Department at our Mansfield office.
Ben has been a fully accredited Police Station Representative for a number of years and during that time, has represented hundreds of clients suspected of the full range of criminal offences from minor road traffic matters to serious sexual and violent offences, drugs conspiracies 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 also holds the Higher Courts Advocacy Qualification which allows him to represent clients that are before the Crown Court, Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court.
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. Client had been arrested on suspicion of killing his wife and attempting to kill 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 by disposing of his body.
- R v L. Human Trafficking & Slavery. Representation of clients accused of trafficking foreign migrants and forcing them to work in servitude.
- R v E. Firearms & Attempted Murder. The client had been accused of being involved in a ‘gangland’ revenge shooting.
- R v M. Firearms & Attempted Murder. Representation of a client who was accused of targeting a family and their address in a shooting.
- R v C. Conspiracy to supply cocaine. National Crime Agency operation involving a large quantity of cocaine.
- 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 P. Managing a brothel. Representation of two clients accused of managing a brothel from their home address. Successful representations resulting in no further action against one client and a simple police caution for the other.
- 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 S. Rape. Representation of a client wrongly accused of rape. Representations to the police led them to uncover vital phone evidence which proved the accuser had fabricated her complaint.
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- Police voluntary interviews
- There is no new law which “instantly bans” motorists who are caught on the phone
- Does the law allow you to kill a burglar who has broken into your home?
Tel: 033 016 3333