Viewing: Crime for James Doyle

James has acted exclusively for the defence in criminal cases throughout his career. He has appeared in practically every one of the Crown Courts of England and Wales. He has represented as a leading junior numerous defendants in trials involving complex and very substantial allegations of financial crime, environmental regulatory offences and drug conspiracies. He is widely acknowledged as an excellent jury advocate.
He represented a director of a leading international pharmaceutical public corporation from 2006 to 2009 in one of the largest SFO prosecutions to date. This case involved allegations of corporate price fixing within the generic pharmaceutical UK market (R –v- Goldshield Group PLC and others).
James also specialises in defending serious allegations of sex crime.
Notable Cases
West Midlands Fire and Rescue Authority v Mashedi: Birmingham CC
October 2017
serious breaches of fire safety regulations.
R v Williams: Caernarfon CC
March 2014
serious breaches of environmental law regulatory provisions.
R and Shepherd: Teesside CC
September - December 2013
Serious breaches of environmental law regulatory provisions - leading junior.
R v Baguley: Preston CC
2011
money laundering/environmental law-leading junior.
R v Peters and another: Preston CC
2011
money laundering/environmental law-leading junior.
R v Rahman and others: St Albans CC
April 2018
Operation Postscript
R v Brown: Birmingham CC
December 2017-January 2018
Forgery/Fraud
R v Cunnington: Inner London CC
November 2017 – January 2018
Insurance fraud: A.J.Gallagher
R v Ellis: Birmingham CC
January - March 2017
Operation Ivanhoe: Insurance and e-commerce fraud
R v Pawloska and others: Harrow CC
June - July 2016
Operation Kernow: car insurance fraud
R v M No3: Birmingham CC
September-October 2015
Car trade fraud
R v Stanton and others: Birmingham CC
August-September 2015
Operation Damascus
R v Bennett and others: Birmingham CC
May-June 2015
Building trade fraud
R v Oliver: Birmingham CC
March 2015
Substantial theft from employeer
R v M No2: Birmingham CC
February-March 2015
Car trade fraud
R v Arid: Warwick CC
December 2014
Jewellery fraud
R v Roberts: Southwark CC
September 2014
Property fraud
R v Mahmood and others: Birmingham CC
May-June 2014
Motor trade fraud
R v Piperdi and others: Leeds CC
February-April 2014
Motor insurance fraud
R v Miah and others: Bournemouth CC
January 2014
Million pound confiscation hearing
R v Grange and Others: Manchester CC
July-Sept 2013
Multi-million pound drug confiscation order hearing
R v Owen: Hereford CC
July 2013
5 day s23 POCA application regarding multi-million pound confiscation order
R v C: Blackfriars CC
May/July 2013
Non co-operation with company liquidators
R v Michalek: Reading CC
2011
Money laundering
R v Baguley: Preston CC
2011
Money laundering/environmental law-leading junior
R v Peters and another: Preston CC
2011
Money laundering/environmental law-leading junior
R v Biscoe: Plymouth CC
2010
Money laundering – leading junior
R v Robertson and others: Southwark CC
2010
Duty fraud-leading junior
R v Shah & others: St Albans CC
2009
NHS fraud- leading junior
R v Riasat and others: Birmingham CC
2009
Money laundering-leading junior
Memberships
Middle Temple
Criminal Bar Association
POCLA (Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association)
Serious Fraud Panel Member
Qualifications
LLB
Diploma International Human Rights

Latest News & Publications

James Doyle acted for Martina Badiova, 23, of Newcombe Road, Handsworth, Birmingham, who was found not guilty of plotting to spray sulphuric acid on a three-year-old boy with intent to harm....

Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2019