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Criminal Defence Service which from 2nd April 2001 replaced the
old system of criminal legal aid and provides criminal services to people
accused of crimes.
Community Legal Service, bringing together networks of
funders (eg Local Authorities) and suppliers into partnerships to provide
the widest possible access to information and advice.
We are very proud of the talented and experienced team at Dobsons.
Visit the Team Members page for
further details of our team services and members.
Mark Bailey and David Nicholson
Mark Bailey has been a Partner since Nov 1st 2008.
He has been a solicitor since 1994, a Duty Solicitor since 1996 and has been a High Court Advocate since 2002.
Mark has represented clients in both Magistrates Court and Crown Court proceedings throughout that time and covering the full range of investigations from simple motoring offences up to Murder and complex fraud/conspiracies.
Cases of note:
R v Veysi – allegation of Murder
R v Faulkner- allegation of Murder
R v Allen – allegation of Murder- ( Mark acted as both solicitor and advocate in the Crown Court proceedings)
R v Craig – Allegation of Murder ( Mark acted as both solicitor and advocate in Crown Court proceedings)
R v Munro-allegation of Murder ( Mark acted as both solicitor and advocate in Crown Court proceedings)
R v Newman Weekes- Conspiracy to commit armed robberies
R v Meghrabi – Allegation of large scale (multi million pound) money laundering
David Nicholson has been a Partner since Nov 1st 2008.
David Nicholson is one of the founding partners of Bailey Nicholson Grayson and is a supervising solicitor for the criminal law department. Admitted as a solicitor in 1994, he was appointed as a duty solicitor in 1997.
David has represented defendants in both Magistrates’ Court and Crown Court criminal proceedings throughout that time covering the full range of offences including conspiracies involving money laundering, drug supply and murder.
Cases of note:
R -v- Hussain - Multiple defendant counterfeiting conspiracy
R -v- Burt - Conspiracy to money launder
R -v- Turner - Murder
R -v- Tibbs and Others - Conspiracy to supply controlled drugs
R -v- Rashid - Multiple rapes in relation to multiple victims over a 20 year period
R -v- Murray - Conspiracy to supply controlled drugs involving well known music group