Congratulations to John McNamara who has been appointed as the Assistant Secretary for the Criminal Bar Association (CBA). John will provide support to the Chair and the Vice-Chair of the CBA and in particular, will assist with the CLAR Review (Criminal Legal Aid Review). 

John is a barrister practising in criminal law and all related areas. He is building a strong Crown Court practice representing defendants charged with a variety of serious criminal matters including fraud, money laundering, violence, and sexual offences. He is experienced in defending and prosecuting a range of proceedings arising from the Proceeds of Crime Act  2002 including restraint and confiscation, cash forfeiture, and account freezing and forfeiture hearings.