Areas of Law
Alfred’s practice is primarily in Crime, appearing regularly in the Crown Court for both the prosecution and defence. Alfred also accepts instructions in complex cases in the Youth Court and privately-funded magistrates’ court work. He has secured acquittals at trial for a range of offences including ABH, assaults on police officers, possession of knives, restraining order breaches, theft and burglary. He also has experience representing local authorities, parents in education offences, animal owners in RSCPA prosecutions, business owners in relation to trading standards prosecutions and dealing with Proceeds of Crime Act hearings.
Alfred has also built a growing regulatory practice, having completed secondments with the Financial Conduct Authority and the Nursing Midwifery Council. Alfred was also briefly seconded to the Cannabis Law department of Mackrell Solicitors, providing advice to clients looking to market legal cannabinoid products in the UK and EU. Alfred has represented the NMC in professional misconduct cases, including multi-week factfinding hearings.
Criminal Bar Association
Honourable Society of the Inner Temple
Awards, Qualifications & Other
Bar Professional Training Course, Northumbria University – Outstanding
Graduate Diploma in Law, Northumbria University – Commendation
BA Hons Ancient History, Newcastle University – First Class Honours