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Daniel Cohen

Year of Call: 2007 (Lincoln’s)

Education:

  • Bar Vocational Course (BPP Law – 2007)
  • LLM in Criminal Justice (University of Nottingham – 2009)
  • LLB (University of Leicester – 2006)

Areas of Work:

Daniel practices primarily in Criminal law.  He has developed a defence practice, regularly representing defendants at the Crown Court for a range of offences, including rape and serious sexual assaults, all manner of violent offences, offences of dishonesty and drugs matters.  He is a confident and able trial Advocate, whose approachable manner is welcomed by all.  He is also a grade 2 CPS prosecutor.

In addition to his Crown Court work, Daniel has successfully taken up cases at the Court of Appeal.

Daniel began his career as a Barrister working as in-house Counsel with a well-known East London Solicitors, regularly representing their clients in all Courts.  As a result, he has a unique insight into what is expected of Counsel by a professional client.

Prior to commencing his practice at the Bar, he spent 5 months working on Capital Appeals in the United States during an internship organised via the Amicus charity. 

In addition to his criminal practice, he has a developing regulatory practice.  He also has previous experience working within commercial law as an in-house legal advisor to an e-commerce start-up business for 15 months, and provided legal support, covering contract, intellectual property and employment issues.

 

Recent cases:

R v C & another (Snaresbrook 2016) – secured the acquittal of the defendant, charged with violent disorder, following a fight in a street which resulted in the main complainant suffering significant wounds to his head.

R v T (Central Criminal Court 2016) – successful prosecution of the defendant for robbery, committed with another, in central London.

R v G (Snaresbrook 2016) – successful prosecution of the defendant for possession with intent to supply class A drugs.

R v H & Others (Snaresbrook 2015) – Daniel represented one of 7 defendants charged with a conspiracy to supply over a tonne of cannabis resin.  His client was unanimously acquitted after a trial lasting more than 4 months.

R v P (Snaresbrook 2015) – represented the defendant, charged with rape.  The Crown sought to introduce bad character evidence, including matters for which no prosecution was initially mounted.  Daniel was able to persuade the Prosecution to offer no evidence as a result of material found on the defendant’s phone, following repeated applications for further disclosure.

R v L (Snaresbrook 2015) – represented a defendant charged with GBH, following an altercation with his sister.  The defendant was acquitted at trial on the basis of lawful self-defence.  A feature of the defence case relied upon the complainant’s previous mental health issues.

R v C (Snaresbrook 2015) – represented defendant successfully at trial following allegations of child abuse against his autistic son.

R v TC & Others (Snaresbrook 2014) – represented the defendant, charged with Affray.  Defendant was discharged following a successful application to dismiss.  Applications made on behalf of other defendants were rejected.

R v T & Others (Snaresbrook 2014) – represented one of 4 defendants charged with conspiracy to supply heroin.

Mr Daniel Cohen is regulated by the Bar Standards Board, holds a current practising certificate and his details can be found on the BSB’s Barrister Register https://www.barstandardsboard.org.uk/regulatory-requirements/the-barristers'-register/

Mr Daniel Cohenholds insurance cover for all legal services supplied through professional indemnity insurance with the Bar Mutual Indemnity Fund (BMIF) The coverage is worldwide subject to their terms which are available on their website https://www.barmutual.co.uk/

Mr Daniel Cohen is registered with the Information Commissioners office under the Data Protection Act https://ico.org.uk/

If you are not satisfied with the service that Mr Daniel Cohen provides you can make a complaint to Chambers. Information on Chambers Complaints Procedure is available on Chambers website www.9kbw.com/about-us/complaints-procedure

If you are not satisfied with the response you receive from Chambers you may complain to the Legal Ombudsman (This must be done within the time limits set out) The contact details can be found on the Legal Ombudsman’s website  http://www.legalombudsman.org.uk/    

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