Talbir has substantial experience in Criminal and Disciplinary proceedings.
Recommended publications describe him as “highly regarded” with “a meticulous and highly industrious and user-friendly approach”.
He has a wide-ranging experience of cases involving police officers in criminal trials as well as tribunal proceedings. He has vast experience in the crown court and helped shaped the law in England and Wales in a number of leading cases.
His advocacy before one Tribunal lead the Chairperson to comment that she was impressed with the “eloquence” and professionalism with which Talbir had addressed her.
Talbir’s services have been used before Police Misconduct Panels in Warwickshire, West Mercia and Sussex.
His case load has included allegations of the following:
- Improper and Unauthorised use of PNC
- Use of Force – Excessive and Improper
- Misconduct in Public Office
Re: Pc M
Talbir represented an officer who was alleged to have assaulted a solicitor during the course of a police interview- the officer retained his position as a serving police officer after a fully contested hearing.
Re: Pc S
Involved an allegation that a serving officer had accessed confidential information from a police computer over a considerable period of time. Talbir’s representation helped ensure that the officer was exonerated as a result of which he retained his position as a police officer.
R v S
Successfully defended a police officer who was alleged to have to assaulted and harassed his wife after a bitter, acrimonious end to the relationship.
R v M
Defence counsel for retired officer who was charged with dangerous driving- he was acquitted of all charges by a jury as a result of Talbir’s
R v Quinn (Wolverhampton Crown Court)
Quinn was part a group of alleged criminal associate’s of a detective constable who pleaded guilty to misconduct in a public office. The detective constable had accessed police computer systems for information and passed on information to his co-accused. Talbir represented Quinn who was a co-accused. He was the subject of months of police surveillance having been arrested after that surveillance showed a drugs deal taking place and with his client in possession of several thousands of pounds in cash. He was subsequently charged with drugs offences and money laundering offences. A trial lasting 12 weeks took place in which Talbir’s client was one of two persons acquitted of all charges, whilst every other co-accused was convicted and faced heavy prison sentences.
Grade 4 Prosecution advocate
Approved Panel of Rape Prosecutors
Deputy Head of Criminal Group
LLB (Honours) 2:1