David Lyons was called to the Bar by Middle Temple in 1987.
He is a specialist criminal barrister.
His practice covers the entire range of courts, alone and as a led and leading junior.
He appears in all types of criminal cases but has particular expertise in cases involving; serious sexual offences (including historic rape allegations), computer crime including; fraud, hacking, grooming and indecent image cases, duty and VAT evasion, death by careless and dangerous driving, MCA prosecutions and non-insane automatism caused by prescription drugs particularly the SSRI’s (Prozac etc) in cases of serious violence.
He appears in Courts-Martial both in the UK and overseas.
He also appears in disciplinary and regulatory tribunals of all types.
Mr Lyons also has experience of Coroners inquests, acting for the deceased’s family, employers, persons allegedly causing the death and other parties
He acts for the Appellants in appeals against the refusal and/or revocation of shotgun and firearms certificates.
In addition to his work in London and the South-East he has is happy to travel to any part of the UK or overseas for the right case.
David Lyons also provides advice on appeal against sentence and conviction in cases where he did not appear in the original trial including historical cases.
David Lyons is approved to accept instructions direct from international and UK clients on a direct access basis, without the need for a solicitor intermediary in appropriate cases.