David Reddin: Trustee

David Reddin was called to the Bar in 1982 (Grays Inn). Spending the first 2 years of his career in 1 Crown Office Row in Brighton and London he was Commissioned into the Parachute Regiment in 1982 and served with the Army Legal Services from 1984. He retired in 2002. During his military service he served in Germany, Northern Ireland, Cyprus, Angola, Bosnia, Kosovo, and Afghanistan. He was awarded an MBE in 1996.

Areas of specialisation

  • Criminal law – Regular appearances in Courts Martial for Prosecution and Defence as well as advice to servicemen charged with criminal offences.
  • Personal Injury and Criminal Injury Compensation
  • Administrative Law
  • International Law/Nation Building/ Rule of Law – Senior Legal advisor to British and NATO military commanders in Bosnia 1994 – 1996, Kosovo 1999, Afghanistan 2002

He contributed material and his expertise to two books produced by the United States Institute for Peace. "Combating Serious Crime in Post Conflict Societies" and "Model Codes for Post Conflict Criminal Justice"

Following his retirement from the military he became a Senior Case Manager in the Special Cases Unit of the Legal Services Commission 2002.

As the Senior Case Manager in the Brighton Office of the Special Cases Unit David deals with major Public law cases, Multi-Party Actions of over £1,000,000 and high risk/ high profile individual cases. He has particular responsibility within the Legal Services Commission for Education Law, Actions Against the Police and Prisoner Rights Cases. These typically include cases in the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court involving Human Rights issues and significant claims for damages.

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