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Daniel Ingham

Year of call: 2020

Daniel Ingham accepts instructions in all areas of chambers practice and is a CPS Grade 2 Prosecutor.

Daniel prosecutes and defends in a range of matters across the Magistrates’ and Crown Court at all stages including first appearances, PTPH, trials and sentencing. Daniel also has experience in making a variety of applications at all stages of proceedings.

Daniel has been instructed in cases including violent, sexual, theft and driving offences. Daniel has experience in cases involving vulnerable defendants, witnesses, and youths as well as expert witnesses.

Daniel is also regularly instructed by police forces in a variety of civil applications. This includes Sexual Risk Orders, Sexual Harm Prevention Orders, Domestic Violence Protection Orders and Cash Forfeiture Applications. Daniel has been asked to provide advice on merits, deal with interim orders and proceed the cases through to a final hearings.

Daniel also has experience dealing with Third Party Disclosure Orders between the police and the Family Court.

Daniel is a mentor with the Newcastle University Bar Society and provides training to assist students with advocacy and has judged a variety of mooting and advocacy competitions.

Recent Cases

R v RD [2023] –
Successful defence of an 18 year old who was accused of section 18 wounding with intent. The defendant was accused of stabbing a man with learning difficulties to the hand and chest. The issue in the case was ID. The defendant required the assistance of an intermediary for the giving of his evidence. The case also involved applications to adduce the defendants bad character.

R v RB & EW [2022] – Successful prosecution of two defendants accused of ABH who attended at the address of the complainant and scared him into jumping out of a window. During the trial, a successful application was made to adduce bad character evidence because of evidence given by the defendant.

R v KA [2021] – Successful defence of a defendant accused of assaulting his partner with a fork causing bloody scratches. As a result of the cross examination of the two prosecution witnesses by Daniel, which exposed inconsistent timings of events, differing accounts of the injuries suffered as well as the complainant misleading the magistrates that they had a history of self-harm which could account for the injury, the magistrates dismissed the case at the close of the prosecution case.

R v MA [2021] – Successful defence of a 20-year-old who was accused of assaulting someone in the street alongside his father. The incident was captured on CCTV. Daniel successfully argued self-defence and the defendant was acquitted.

R v NF [2021] – Successful defence of a women with mental difficulties who needed the assistance of an intermediary. The defendant was accused of criminal damage by scraping a key down the side of a car, supposedly captured on CCTV. Following cross examination, the witness admitted that he had not considered the whole of the footage and whether the damage could have been caused at any other time. The defendant was acquitted.

R v AH [2021] – Successful prosecution for sexual assault of a comedy performer who groped a female at his comedy show. 

Practice Summary

Daniel is regularly instructed to advise and represent the police at a range of applications on behalf of the police including DVPO’s, Gang Injunctions, Cash Forfeiture Orders and ASB injunctions. Daniel has also been instructed to review material on behalf of the police for LPP and redact sensitive material.

Daniel is keen to grow this area of practice.

Recent Cases

CCCP v SP [2023] – Daniel represented a Police Force at a Firearms appeal.

CCLP v AK [2022] – Daniel represented Lincolnshire Police Force at a Cash Forfeiture Application of £3025.00 and an Account Forfeiture Order of £6778.15. Following a contested hearing, the Police Force were successful in their applications.

In 2022, Daniel also successfully argued for disclosure of family court material to be disclosed to West Yorkshire Police Force before a High Court Judge.

Practice Summary

During pupillage Daniel drafted papers in relation to NIHL and has acted in Infant Approval Hearings.

Daniel is keen to grow this area of practice.

Practice Summary

Daniel has been instructed in a boundary dispute involving a dispute over the location of a garden fence and alleging trespass.

Daniel has also acted in a debt recovery case where the claimant had been duped into lending over £20,000 to her employer which they had never paid back. The claimant received judgment for the whole of the money owed and costs on the indemnity basis.

Practice Summary 

Daniel sits as a Disciplinary Panel Member for the West Riding Football Association. He is familiar with the FA Handbook and has been involved in disciplinary proceedings involving youths as well as adults.

  • BPTC - BPP Law School (Leeds) 2019-2020
  • Law Degree – Newcastle University 2016-2019

Prizes Scholarships
  • Recipient of the South Square Scholarships from Middle Temple in 2019
  • Finalist of the Inner Temple Inter-Varsity Moot in 2019
  • Winner of the Newcastle University Junior Individual Moot in 2017

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