Alaric is a specialist criminal Barrister who acts for both prosecution and defence in cases of the utmost gravity. He is regularly instructed in cases with Queen’s Counsel and also acts as Leading Junior. He has been a category 4 prosecutor since 1999.
He is frequently instructed in the following areas:
· Attempted murder
· Rape and serious sexual violence
· Serious violence and large scale drug trafficking
· Firearms offences and gang-related criminal activity
· Fraud and money laundering
· Proceeds of Crime Act 2002
He also regularly appears at the Court of Appeal. Two notable recent cases are:
R v Brown & R v Butterworth  1 Cr App R 77; Crim L.R.1082 – guideline case concerning extended sentences of imprisonment under the CJA 2003 – Alaric was commended by the Court of Appeal for the quality of his submissions.
R v Edwards & others  1 Cr App R 3 – one of the first guideline cases concerning the operation of the bad character provisions of the CJA 2003.
1987-1990 Merton College, Oxford (BA Double First)
1990 English teacher in Colombia, South America
1991-1992 City University, London
1992-1993 Inns of Court School of Law
1993 Called Gray’s Inn