David Houldcroft


David is a Solicitor Advocate having qualified in 1991. He is a qualified Police Station and Court Duty Solicitor and regularly appears in the magistrates courts. In addition David has higher rights of audience and appears in the Crown Court on a regular basis. He specialises in criminal defence, this in house speciality allows continuity of representation.

David has won numerous Crown Court trials including allegations of rape ,historic sexual assault, Dangerous driving, assault, public order, drugs and many more. He has also been led by QC on a five week Murder trial in Leicester Crown Court.

David has over 25 years of experience in criminal defence work. David has previously worked as a Crown Prosecutor and Local authority Prosecutor He has previously been a principal member of his own law firm for a number of years but now focuses on heavyweight high profile advocacy work, spending most days at Court.

David joined Crown Defence in 2017, he continues to represent those accused in the most serious of cases in the police station and at Court. David is a valued member of the team adding a wealth of experience.

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