Having been admitted as a Solicitor in 1967, Malcolm has 45 years of knowledge and experience in Criminal Law proceedings. In 1995 Malcolm gained his Higher Rights of Audience as a Criminal Advocate. In the same year, Malcolm became Chair of the Criminal Law Solicitors Association further building his knowledge in all areas of criminal law. Following this, Malcolm went on to become President of the Birmingham Law Society in 1998 and was in office for a year.
In 1999 Malcolm joined the Lord Chancellor's Advisory Committee on Legal Education and Conduct which had a large role in the preservation and development of principles within the legal educational services. Alongside this Malcolm was Chair of the Law Society's Criminal Law Committee where he was in office for 4 years. Malcolm continues to be a Law Society Counsel Member to this present day.
In addition to the above, Malcolm has a further 10 years or experience as a member of the Law Society's Legal Affairs and Policy Board and has been a member of the Law Society's Human Rights Committee since 2003 getting involved with numerous high profile Human Rights cases.
Malcolm is currently a Trustee of the Law Society Charity and is also a member of the Law Society's Council Members' Conduct Committee.
As a Legal Spokesperson for the media Malcolm often speaks on behalf of the National Law Society.
Further to the above Malcolm was the Administrator for Birmingham's local Duty Solicitor Scheme and regularly advocated in courts both locally and nationwide.
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