John Wyn Williams has successfully defended Tex Evans in a trial in Chester Crown court.

June 12, 2015

John Wyn Williams has successfully defended Tex Evans in a trial in Chester Crown court. Tex Evans who played as a professional Rugby League player for Salford was charged with GBH but had always maintained he was not involved and that he had been mistakenly identified as the person who attacked a man in a pub. He was cleared by the jury in 30 minutes.

John was instructed by Poole Alcock Solicitors.

John is a senior regulatory barrister. He has acted for a number of companies and Local Authorities dealing with a wide range of regulatory issues. His practice includes a number of high profile environment prosecutions, and he has acted for the Environment Agency and companies in air pollution and waste cases. He has an in-depth knowledge of water pollution cases. He is also a senior criminal practitioner who defends and prosecutes serious matters in the Crown Court. He has defended and prosecuted homicide and serious rape cases and has a wealth of experience in dealing with complex historical sexual allegations. He is particularly expert at dealing with children and vulnerable adults. He is on the CPS Specialist Rape Panel.

John is a member of the criminal team at Exchange Chambers.