Derek Perry > Chambers of Adam Vaitilingam QC > Bristol, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Adam Vaitilingam QC
Albion Chambers
BROAD STREET
BRISTOL
BS1 1DR
England

Position

Derek Perry is a specialist in criminal, regulatory and personal injury law. He enjoys a reputation for rigorous and astute evidential and legal analysis combined with effective advocacy and client care.

Derek is regularly instructed in cases of considerable gravity, complexity and sensitivity including murder, fraud, serious sexual offences, drug supply, conspiracy, firearms and violence. Derek is a CPS panel advocate level 2 prosecutor. Derek is experienced in cases involving technical and complex issues of road traffic law and accepts instructions in this area in certain circumstances. Derek has significant experience in regulatory cases including prosecutions brought by the HSE, RSPCA, DEFRA, Environment Agency, Food Standards Agency, VOSA and local authorities. Such cases have involved domestic and agricultural animal welfare, agricultural regulation, handling and disposal of commercial waste, commercial fishing regulation, food hygiene, tachograph enforcement, planning enforcement and trading standards offences. He has experience of public inquiries before the Traffic Commissioner, actions brought by Companies House and Social Security Law. Derek also undertakes licensing cases including contentious applications for the grant and variation of premises licences, applications relating to designated premises supervisors, transfer applications and reviews. In addition to his criminal and regulatory practice Derek accepts personal injury instructions including complex multi-track cases. He acts for Claimants and Defendants and has experience of successfully defending claims arising from staged RTAs.

Career

Called 2006, Gray’s Inn

Memberships

Western Circuit; Criminal Bar Association; Personal Injury Bar

Education

BA (Hons) First Class