Liam has particular in-depth knowledge of ‘fresh evidence’ appeals against conviction, which involve the admission of material that was not available at trial. To seek an initial consultation with a view to an opinion on the merits of an appeal, even where advice has previously been given, please contact Liam Walker KC here.
Liam has conducted numerous appeals against sentences and has appeared in appeals brought by the Attorney General where applications have been made to increase sentences. To discuss an appeal against a sentence contact Liam Walker KC here.
- R v GJ Appeal against sentence arising out of the ‘phone hacking’ scandal. Liam is acting as leading counsel.
- R v K Appeal against conviction and sentence arising from lack of disclosure. The appeal engaged Article 2 HRA issues and was heard in private. Appeal against sentence allowed. The applicant currently seeks to leave to appeal to the ECHR. Liam acted as leading junior counsel.
- R v L EWCA CRIM 316 Appeal against conviction allowed following the admission of character evidence via an incorrect gateway and inadequate directions from the trial judge.
- R v B & Others EWCA Crim 238 Prosecution appeal against terminatory ruling. Judge’s ruling upheld, resulting in Crown offering no evidence on longest ever running murder trial at the Old Bailey.
- R v F EWCA Crim 1688 Appeal against conviction allowed.
- R v S A & B App.R. 2007 2, The Times, 7 February 2007. The first challenge to the Identity Cards Act 2006.
- CPS Harrow v Brentford Youth Court, The Times, 8th October 2003,  9 Archbold News 1. Judicial review concerning the admissibility of similar fact and background evidence in relation to the Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999.
- R v S A & BApp.R. 2007 2, The Times, 7th February 2007 The first challenge to the Identity Cards Act 2006.