R v Sheikh [ 2004 ] – Historical Allegations Conviction quashed
R v Grierson [2005 ] – CCRC Referral Historic Cases – Law on Delay Clarfied
R v Lay [ 2005 ] – CCRC Referral Consecutive sentences to an extended sentence [ Acted as Counsel ]
R v Robson [ 2006 ] – Substantial Historic Case [ Acted as Junior Counsel ]
R v Sheikh [ 2006 ] – Key decision on Historic Cases
R v Wake [ 2008 ] – CCRC Referral on issue of alternative indictments
R v Joynson [ 2008 ] – Historic Care Home Case conviction quashed
R v Lawless [ 2009 ] – Murder conviciton quashed on basis of fresh expert evidence
R v H [ 2010 ] – Law on doli incopax confirmed for historic cases
R v B [ 2010 ] – Historic Allegations quashed
R v France [ 2010 ] – Sexual Offences quashed due to fresh evidence
R V S [ 2010 ] – IPP quashed
R v L [ 2012 ] – Historic Convictions quashed due to misdirections on complaint evidence [ Subsequently successfully defended Court ordered re-trial ]
R v S , B , C & R [ 2012 ] – Sexual Offences quashed on fresh gynaecological evidence undermining original evidence of abuse
Ali , Dennis , George , Lawless & Tunbridge v Secretary of State for Justice [ 2012 ] – The only succesful challenge to the Govt of Ian Lawless was navigated by Mark Newby as his Solicitor .
R v Nealon [ 2013 ] – Conviction quashed on Fresh Evidence showing DNA on Clothing related to unknown male and not appellant .
R v Lawless [ 2015 ] – Posession with Intent to Supply CCRC Referral
R v H [ 2018 ] Court of Appeal Northern Ireland – Historical Conviction quashed on basis of misdireciotn on complaint evidence and sense of unease followiing CCRC Referral .
R v Z [ 2018 ] Current CCRC Referral on Non Dislcosure awaiting hearing .
Our Track Record – Crown Court Cases
Extensive history of successfully defending Historical Allegations of Abuse
Operation Pallial – North Wales Cases – Successfully defended all 6 Defendants Trials instructed to represent so far .
Successful appearances in a number of other care home cases across the UK .
Our Track Record – Judicial Reviews and Other Actions
Miscarriage of Justice Compensation Challenge Again Government – Supreme Court [ judgment awaited ] + Successfully won last test case on the scheme in 2013 in Barry George and others v SSJ
We don’t just represent our Clients …..we fight their corner