David Miller and David Claxton instructed in Appeal

June 22, 2023

David Miller and David Claxton (led by Neil Hawes KC of Crucible Law) have been instructed in the Appeal of 70-year-old David Ames who was convicted of two counts of fraud by abuse of position between 2010 and 2015.

Both counsel represented Ames at trial and appeared in the Court of Appeal to renew an application for leave, which was successful in relation to both conviction and sentence.

David Miller has appeared in the Court of Appeal involving allegations of fraud against serving police officers. On a number of occasions he has been instructed by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals to advise on the merits of fresh appeals against old convictions where there is a suggestion of new evidence. See more: [David Miller Profile]

David Claxton’s practice is focused on companies and individuals facing investigation, enforcement or prosecution for criminal and regulatory wrongdoing. David has appeared at first instance and in the Court of Appeal, both led and alone, in complex fraud and money laundering cases. See more: [David Claxton Profile – Business Crime & Fraud]

They have been instructed by Gary Bloxsome and Jennifer Richardson at Blackfords LLP.