Vince Blake-Barnard has a broad criminal practice in which he represents both prosecution and defendant. He is a Grade 2 prosecutor, regularly instructed on many matters by local authorities throughout Yorkshire in both the magistrates’ and crown courts.
In particular, Vince has vast experience and clients in all matters linked to local-authority work, including benefit fraud, environmental health, food safety, and issues linked to housing and licensing infringements and anti-social behaviour.
In addition to his local-authority practice, Vince has undertaken defence work for a number of business against the Health and Safety Executive, the Security Industry Authority and fire authorities.
- R v Moore plus other (2019) – Seven week prison mutiny ay HMP Swaledale involving a total of 21 defendants.
- R v Stanevicius, Marcinkevius plus others (2019) – Multi handed conspiracy to handle.
Vince may accept Public Access work, where he can be instructed directly by a member of the public rather than a solicitor.
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