Mr Gosnell was called to the Bar in 1995 and is a member of Gray’s Inn. He was educated at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth; the University of York; the University of Westminster and The Inns of Court School of Law.
A specialist defence practitioner with over 20 years of Crown Court experience, Steve is regarded by his fellow barristers as a forceful advocate with the rare ability to hold a jury’s attention in his hand when he delivers his often case defining closing address.
Due to his significant prowess as a jury advocate, Mr Gosnell is consistently asked to represent those accused with the most serious of criminal offences. He has, in the latter part of his professional life, focused on defending those accused of committing murder, attempted murder, manslaughter, serious allegations of violence and drug trafficking offences.
Through his employment with VHS Fletchers, Mr Gosnell has developed a specialist practice dealing with cases that concern allegations of sexual offending, in particular those that involve the alleged abuse of children.
Mr Gosnell demonstrates to clients an encyclopaedic knowledge of their often complex cases, a testament to the amount of preparation that he puts into any case, and aside from being driven by a desire to do his best on behalf of his clients he also has a hunger for winning!