Dr Shaun Wallace

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Dr Shaun Wallace

Call: 1984


Shaun is a senior criminal defence advocate of 25 years with experience in a wide range of serious criminal cases from Murder – in particular Operation Trident cases where he is highly regarded, manslaughter, serious sexual offences, fraud, money laundering, firearms and drug trafficking. He has lectured in Environmental Law, Health and Safety and Road Transport Law and Regulations. In addition he is familiar with all aspects of the Proceeds of Crime Act, including restraint, confiscation and enforcement. Shaun frequently leads in multi-handed cases.
Shaun can be contacted outside office hours with ease. He will regularly attend at solicitor’s offices to assist in the preparation of cases and to advise. He is able to arrange video conferencing within chambers to instructing solicitors, prison and abroad.
He is known for his hard work, pleasant manner with clients and a very persuasive court style.

Notable Cases

R-v-Smith and others 2009 – CCC
A multi-handed murder; Operation Trident Case involving issues of anonymity of witnesses, cell site analysis, covert surveillance, expert witnesses (DNA/Firearms).

R-v-Bonsouw and others 2009 – St Albans CC
A multi-handed conspiracy to import class A drugs and false imprisonment involving complex cell site analysis.

R-v-Gowen 2009 – ILCC

R-v-Smith 2008 – Luton CC
Multi-handed Attempted Murder.

R-v-Conbie 2008 – Blackfriars CC
Serious Sexual Assault.

R-v-Bennett 2008 – Isleworth CC
Large scale Supply of Class A Drug – issue of Duress.

Professional Memberships

Member of Criminal Bar Association; South eastern Circuit.
Member of the Jamaican Bar since 1999.

Other Information

Winner of Mastermind Competition 2004, he regularly appears on Television Quiz shows such as “Egg Heads” BBC2, “15-1” Channel 4, “the Weakest Link” BBC1, “The Chase” ITV.
He has presented programmes on Radio 4 and is a regular contributor on Radio 5 Live.
Shaun also devotes a lot of his time to Social Enterprise Work speaking in schools, colleges and other institutions in some of the most deprived parts of the country.
Shaun is Licensed to take Direct Access work.
Honorary Doctor of Laws from London Metropolitan University.