Callum started his legal practice working for a firm of claimant solicitors, qualifying as a Solicitor-Advocate in criminal and civil proceedings. He has since transferred to the Bar and has joined Central Chambers.
He has several years’ experience in personal injury and has joined Central Chambers in a common law practice.
His criminal practice has developed into a busy mix of Magistrates’ and Crown Court work. He has acted in matters involving domestic violence, drugs, organised crime, driving offences and witness tampering.
He is happy to accept work for both the Prosecution and Defence.
His family practice is focussed on private law, he has experience of FHDRA, final hearings and appeals. Dealing with residence, contact and relocation.
During his practice as a Solicitor-Advocate, he acted primarily for claimants in industrial disease actions, specialising in vibration-induced injuries and work-related upper-limb disorders.
He has experience of respiratory diseases and noise-induced hearing-loss. He has acted in high-value cases, including a group action of 35 claimants.
Callum takes a very analytical approach to his work. He is used to reviewing vast amounts of medical information to understand diseases and medical conditions; he applies this approach to all aspects of his work.
He takes great care to ensure the needs of his clients are met and that they are guided through legal proceedings efficiently, without compromise.
In civil proceedings, he is happy to accept instructions from claimants and defendants on a CFA basis and prides himself on the quick delivery of his work.
Cases of Note – Crime
R v Bushell (2018) – Defendant pleaded to Conspiracy to Convey a List A Prohibited Article into Prison, Perverting the Course of Justice, Possession with Intent to Supply (Class B) and Driving Whilst Disqualified, sentenced to 28 months custody. 15 months on remand as time served, the Defendant was subsequently released on licence.
R v Suditu (2018) S.47 assault involving domestic violence.
R v Muzangi (2017) – multi-handed handling jury trial
R v Newcombe (2017) – perverting the course of justice and assault
R v Crossthwaite (2017) – Possession with intent to supply Class A
R v Hague (2017) – Exceptional hardship
R v Sufi (2017) a case involving an assault of a severely autistic child in a hospital.
Cases of Note – Family
K v W (2018) re-established contact for the applicant after allegations of domestic abuse.
Re B and M (2017) – Represented father in a private law matter involving allegations of harassment and domestic violence, allegations dismissed and contact put in place for father.
Re: A Child (2017) – Private law matter involving the internal relocation of a child
BPTC – Manchester Metropolitan University
LLB (Hons.) – Manchester Metropolitan University
Away from the Bar
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