David Burgess


David has 40 years’ experience defending cases of serious crime including homicide, kidnapping, firearms, drug and people trafficking, slavery, sexual offences, complex fraud and confiscation.

Notable cases

R v D and Others, 2017

Leading counsel for one of three defendants tried for conspiracy to murder trial in a case almost entirely dependent upon telephone and cell-site evidence. Chelmsford Crown Court.

R v S and Others, 2017

Successfully defended one of four defendants accused of kidnap, false imprisonment and blackmail. Central Criminal Court.

Read more Notable cases

R v A and others, 2017

Successfully defended a shop manager alleged to have conspired to steal. Inner London Crown Court.

R v B and others, 2017

Successfully defended the manager of a money change business tried for conspiracy to launder £50 million. Kingston Crown Court.

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