Siward worked for the Crown Prosecution Service and Criminal Cases Review Commission before being called to the Bar in 2000 – this background gives him extensive experience with the law system, and in particular criminal law. He is also a Grade 3 Prosecutor.
Siward will take a proactive approach towards putting witnesses at ease and ensuring that they give the best evidence possible.
He regularly appears in the Crown Court, both prosecuting and defending, having experience of all types of cases including those relating to serious violence, dishonesty and sexual offences including rape, sexual assaults and computer misuse offences.
Siward practices as a Criminal law barrister.