Rod joined Wainwright and Cummins as the firm's in-house barrister in September 2005. He was called to the bar in 1983 and therefore has many years of experience which he brings to the firm and its clients.
Rod specialises in defence work. He has defended, as leader and junior counsel, in most forms of serious crime giving him substantial experience in dealing with sensitive and difficult issues and clients alike.
He has acted as leading junior in cases such as serious violence, kidnapping, serious sexual offences, customs & excise fraud and drugs trafficking. He has consequently gained experience in areas such as sensitive disclosure, television-link examination, serious fraud procedure and specialist firearms issues.
Rod's wealth of experience includes appearing on Channel 4 television, speaking about terrorist issues. He is also a member of Liberty and Amnesty.
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