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Chambers of Paul Hopkins QC

9-10 PARK PLACE, CARDIFF, CF10 3DP, WALES
Tel:
Work 029 2038 2731
Fax:
Fax 029 2022 2542
DX:
50751 CARDIFF-2
Email:
Web:
www.9parkplace.co.uk

David Elias

Tel:
Work 029 2038 2731
Email:
9 Park Place (Chambers of Paul Hopkins QC)

Position

Barrister focusing on all aspects of criminal law, including regulatory crime with particular experience in defending prosecutions brought by the environment agency. Head of the criminal team at 9 Park Place. Recent cases include: Environment Agency v Christopher Morgan (appearing for the defendant in disputed POCA application in relation to an illegal waste site), the Court of Appeal decision is reported at [2013] EWCA Crim 1307; Environment Agency v Siteserv Ltd and Phillip England (successful defence of company director accused of illegal tipping on farmland); R v Christopher Surman and Others (leading the prosecution of 9 defendants accused of conspiring to defraud mobile phone customers by offering worthless insurance contracts); R v Jason Casanova (defending the leading defendant in a conspiracy to bring cocaine from London to S. Wales); R v Geoffrey Wildy (successful defence of a defendant accused of laundering the proceeds of frauds worth millions of pounds).

Career

Called 1994, Inner Temple.

Member

Criminal Bar Association.

Education

MA (Cantab).


Regional Bar : Wales and Chester Circuit

Crime

Within: Crime – Leading silks

David Elias QC - 9 Park PlaceVery experienced in murder, serious sexual offences and drugs conspiracies cases.

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Regulatory, health and safety, and licensing

Within: Regulatory, health and safety, and licensing – Leading silks

David Elias QC - 9 Park PlaceHighly experienced in health and safety cases.

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