David Tremain

Barrister | Called 2019

Oliver Woolhouse


As a Grade 2 Prosecutor, David is regularly instructed by the CPS to prosecute a range of hearings in the Crown Court, from trials and sentences to appeals and confiscation hearings. David also represents clients in the Crown Court and Youth Court charged with offences across the spectrum, including violent and sexual offences through to motoring and dishonesty charges. David has also conducted private licensing prosecutions in the Magistrates Court for two London boroughs.

Before coming to the Bar to specialise in criminal practice, David completed the TeachFirst programme and taught for three years in secondary schools in the Midlands and in Essex. Whilst completing the Bar course, David achieved a successful settlement for a client in the Employment Tribunal and also represented children facing school exclusion before Independent Review Panels. David also volunteered with Support Through Court, assisting litigants in person in the Family and County Court.

Solicitors describe David as “unfailingly diligent”, “professional”, “approachable and reliable.” The Court of Appeal recently praised David’s “careful and impressive submissions.”


    • 2019 Called to the Bar by the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple. Bar Professional Training Certificate (City Law School): Very Competent Master of Laws in Bar Professional Training: Commendation
    • 2018 Graduate Diploma in Law (with Commendation), City, University of London.
    • 2016 Postgraduate Certificate in Education (TeachFirst), Birmingham City University
    • 2015 BA (Hons) 2:1 Degree in English Literature, University of Cambridge

David’s expertise

Criminal Law

David accepts instructions from defence solicitors and the CPS across a broad range of criminal matters.