Brian Russell | 39 Park Square

Effective

Brian Russell

Former Army Officer, called to the bar in 1998.

LLB Degree and Bar Course (Nottingham) 1994 – 1997.

24 years’ experience defending and prosecuting criminal cases primarily on the North-Eastern and London and South East circuits.

CPS Grade 4 Panel Advocate (General Crime)

CPS Grade 3 Panel Advocate (Fraud)

CPS RASSO Panel Advocate

Accredited Duty Solicitor & Police Station Representative.

R v L (Leeds – Prosecution) Rape and serious violence inflicted upon woman walking home at night resulting in discretionary life sentence.

R v T (St Albans – Defence) Wife accused of murdering her husband whose body discovered months after he went missing.

R v J (Chelmsford – Prosecute for CPS Serious Economic & Organised Crime Directorate) Theft, VAT Fraud & Company Director Offences in excess of £3 million.

R v R (Teesside Defence) Client accused of inflicting numerous fractures to his 6-month-old baby son.

R v B (Leeds – Prosecution) 15 year old defendant accused of serious assault upon security guard.

R v W (St Albans – Defence) Young person accused of murder. Stabbing incident involving his older brother.

R v M (Leeds – Prosecution) Multiple serious sexual offences against child under 13.

R v P (Sheffield – Prosecution) Driving Instructor accused of sexually assaulting female clients.

R v H & others (Leeds/Bradford – Prosecution) Numerous inter-related drugs & attendant violence cases.

R v M (Teesside – Defence) Care worker accused of sexually assaulting female colleague.

R v R (Teesside – Defence) Female accused of assisting an offender convicted of murder.

Brian is a keen tennis player and also plays guitar in a rock covers band