Darren joined Hassans in October 2011 and is an Associate in the firm’s litigation department.
Areas of practice
Darren’s areas of practice include both general civil and criminal litigation. Darren appears in the Magistrate’s Court on criminal matters and also has experience of appearing before statutory boards and tribunals, including the Development and Planning Commission, the Parole Board and the Trade Licensing Authority where he acts for both applicants and objectors. Darren also regularly appears before the Industrial Tribunal on employment related matters.
In 2013, Darren acted for the Care Agency (as junior to Gillian Guzman QC) in the Dr Giraldi Inquiry which investigated allegations of mismanagement, misconduct, malpractice, and abuse at the Dr Giraldi Home, a care home for adults with learning disabilities.
Darren also has limited experience in the field of legislative drafting.
Darren studied law at the University of Leeds and then undertook the Bar Practitioners’ Training Course in BBP Law School, Leeds. A member of the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, Darren was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2011 and the Gibraltar Bar in 2012.