Senior (10+ yrs call)
“a top professional and excellent at cross examination”
“I have no doubt it was your skilled cross-examination that brought this one over the line”
Roger has been instructed to advise on, draft pleadings, affidavits, and advocate in committal applications; whether on cases with which he acted at trial or to take it to the next level from previous counsel.
Roger has obtained permission to commence contempt proceedings in a number of cases. Within committal proceedings, he has obtained a ground-breaking order for disclosure of Claimant’s solicitor’s entire file on their former client.
Roger is known for his attention to detail throughout the life of a claim and is valued for his measure in dealing with the insured client.
Roger has also gained experience in Travel Law, for example in a trial involving cross examination of expert witnesses on gastro claims.
His cross-examination manner has a forensic attention to detail. His wealth of experience leads to a strategic approach to advising his clients throughout the litigation process. Solicitors have said of Roger’s preparation and presentation of complex trials and applications, that he is known for ‘going the extra mile’.
Upon a finding of Fundamental Dishonesty after trial on 12 April 2021, an Associate at DWF said of Roger, "I have no doubt it was your skilled cross-examination that brought this one over the line".
Having obtained a finding of Fundamental Dishonesty against the Claimant and obtained damages for the Defendant’s losses at trial on 10 December 2020, the client said of Roger, “he is a top professional and excellent at cross examination”
Roger has delivered seminars on topics such as credit hire, similar-fact evidence, costs, Jackson reforms, enforcement of costs, fundamental dishonesty, contempt proceedings, and travel law costs. He has written articles for leading journals.
Personal Injuries Bar Association
1998 - LLB (Hons) (2:1)