Drug importation and production
R v P
Trial centred around what, at the time, was the largest single importation of cocaine from the Caribbean into the UK.
R v E
A scientist accused of manufacturing the largest amount of MDMA (‘ecstasy') seized in the UK, the Defendant had to accept manufacturing the drug, but said that he had done so inadvertently following a wrong chemical route due to defective testing agents. The burden of proof was on him to prove his innocence and the defence did so by calling expert organic chemists who were able to demonstrate the inadequacies in the prosecution's scientific evidence and methods of evidence gathering.
R v M
The biggest seizure in the UK (700kgs of cocaine) - featured in television a documentary "Cocaine or coconuts".