David Cook is a Solicitor Advocate recognised as an expert in cyber crime and data security. He successfully defended a client in the first prosecution for online file sharing and again in the second prosecution for online file sharing. He was invited by the Director for Public Prosecutions to assist in the drafting of guidance for prosecutors regarding social media based offences. He frequently provides seminars to local councils and police forces (both at a regional and national level) on the collection of evidence in and prosecution of computer based offences.
David’s expertise is sought out by academics, media commentators and clients alike and he boasts a national client base in relation to advising both individuals and corporate bodies on the prosecution or defence of computer related matters.
David joined Pannone, part of Slater and Gordon, in 2011. More information on David can be found on their website.