Guy regularly acts on behalf of both claimants and respondents in personal injury claims, with particular experience in road-traffic disputes involving allegations of fraud. He regularly advises respondents with respect to low-velocity impact defences and 'crash for cash' liability disputes.
Guy Draper - Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence
Year of call: 2008
- Middle Temple Harmsworth Scholarship
Areas of specialism:
- Business and Commercial
- Employment and Discrimination
- Inquests and Inquiries
- Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence
- Public Access and Direct Access
- Regulatory and Disciplinary
- Transport Law
- BA (Hons) Philosophy II:1 Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge University
- Association of Regulatory & Disciplinary Lawyers (ARDL)
- R v PD (Southampton Crown Court) Successful defence of man charged with 14 counts of rape and sexual assault of two 8-year-old boys.
- R v MB (Wood Green Crown Court) Successful defence of a man charged with possession of firearms and ammunition with intent to endanger life.
- R v AA (Worcester Crown Court) Successful defence of a man charged with a serious and violent domestic robbery that involved children being threatened with an axe, and injury being inflicted on their parents.
- R v KC (Wolverhampton Crown Court) Represented at trial a woman charged with soliciting to murder her ex-husband.
- R v SK (Wood Green Crown Court) Crown accepted an offer of £2588 in satisfaction of confiscation proceedings where the benefit figure was over £5million.
- R v JG (Aylesbury Crown Court) Successful defence of a woman charged with a violent domestic robbery, where the events had been filmed on a mobile phone. The defence submitted claim of right.
- R v SS (Wolverhampton Crown Court) Successful defence of a lady charged with causing grievous bodily harm by smashing a bottle over her partner's head, where the issue was self-defence.
- R v PN (Southampton Crown Court) Successful defence of a young man charged with harassment with violence, where it was alleged that he had pointed a gun at a rival family member's head, tried to ram his car off the road at speed, and made other threats.
- R v DC (St Albans Crown Court) Successful appeal against conviction for sexual assaults.
- R v BB (Youth Court) Successfully defended a 16-year-old boy charged with the sexual assault of a nine-year-old family friend.
- R v MC (Magistrates' Court) Defendant acquitted of beating his 4-year-old daughter when she had explained clearly to teachers at nursery school that her black eye was caused by her father hitting her.