Called in 2004
Dickon practices in criminal, civil and prison law.
Dickon’s civil practice is focused primarily in the following areas:
Personal Injury: acting for both Claimants and Defendants, Dickon is regularly instructed in relation to all aspects of litigation, whether it be for his specialised advocacy skills, drafting pleadings or advising in relation to liability or quantum. Claims range from the more typical road traffic accident, to accidents at work, to those involving occupier’s liability or the package travel regulations.Consumer Credit: Dickon acts for both creditors and debtors and has extensive experience of claims relating in particular to running account and fixed term credit, as well as PPI issues, counterclaims for harassment, declarations as to unfair relationships and fraud.
Commercial: handling breach of contract and debt recovery claims of all descriptions.Housing: dealing with residential possession claims, particularly where there are allegations of anti-social behaviour.
Dickon routinely appears in the Crown Court in all areas of crime including fraud, robberies, burglaries and other dishonesty offences, drug offences, assaults, sexual and public order offences as well as possession of offensive weapons and firearms. He also advises and appears on behalf of clients charged with driving offences and has conducted confiscation hearings both for the prosecution and the defence.
What clients say:
“Dickon really did a fantastic job and the client (both lay and professional) was very happy with how everything was handled. Dickon was patient, thorough, professional and clearly most capable for what turned out to be a tricky case in many respects” - Defence Solicitor (following an acquittal in a 9-day fraud trial)
Tubridy v Sarwar  3 All E.R. 359 – dealing with the proper interpretation of CPR part 45 in respect of the assessment of costs.