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Darryl is a FCILEX with more than 30 years’ experience in criminal litigation. Began his career in Brixton before moving to Sears Blok in Camberwell.
Prepared case for the defence in more than 25 murder cases, majority of which were heard at the central Criminal Court. Matters included contract killings and gang related Trident cases. Gave evidence with his client at the Old Bailey trial of corrupt police officers from the South East Regional Crime Squad after it became apparent evidence in the client’s case had been corrupted. The officers were convicted of Conspiracy to Pervert Justice and Supply of Class A drugs and the SERCS was disbanded.
Has represented high profile offenders from Liverpool, Newcastle and Essex charged with VAT fraud, Robbery of Security vehicles and high value drug conspiracies. Now part of the Serious and Complex casework team in Manchester whose cases include high value Proceeds of Crime matters, Money laundering and complex frauds.
R v L- Leicester CC-HMRC Vat Fraud, multi- million counterfeit tobacco importation from Kenya.
R V H and Others-Liverpool CC-D had received a Royal pardon only later to be indicted with Firearms offences and perverting justice.
R v C and Others-Newcastle Crown Court-D in protective custody following Osman warning , prior to being indicted for Vat fraud, false accounting and money laundering.
R v S and Others-Chelmsford CC-Essex gang charged with robbery of security vans where commuter was shot in chest during robbery at Raleigh rail station.
R v N- Bristol CC – Theft fraud and POCA proceedings. Assets held in Spain with extensive property portfolio.
R V F – Murder-Sheffield Crown Court-victim shot in head whilst asleep in bed with his partner and 3 year old child.
R v B-Hull CC “ The Facebook Rape”-D faked internet identity and blackmailed former partner on Facebook.