Chris May prosecuted Stuart Menzies who was convicted by a jury at Guildford of multiple sex offences against various children, including rapes, over many years. A feature of the case was his bondage fetish which led him to tie up his victims.

Surrey Police described his actions as "selfish and abhorrent" with "devastating consequences" for his victims.The Judge described the defendant's behaviour as ‘deviant’ and that the children were terrified.

He was sentenced to 23 years custody with a 5 year extended licence. Read the BBC News coverage on the case here.

Chris is a heavyweight criminal barrister instructed in some of the most serious, and often high profile criminal cases either as the leading junior or sole advocate. Chris is ranked in Chambers and Partners for his criminal work.