Dalia joined Reynolds Dawson in 2007 and became a partner in 2011. Dalia is a senior solicitor specialising in criminal law and police disciplinary proceedings. She advises on a wide range of cases, including general criminal proceedings, police disciplinary investigations and proceedings in relation to police discipline matters, judicial review and coroners’ inquests. She has extensive experience of advising in the police station and in relation to trials at both Magistrates’ and Crown Court. She has practiced as a duty solicitor in London courts and police stations since 2003. She has considerable experience representing clients accused of the most serious criminal offences and has successfully defended clients at risk of lengthy custodial sentences.
Dalia specialises in providing advice to the Police Federation of England and Wales and police officers accused of serious criminal and disciplinary offences. She is regularly instructed in serious and high profile cases and has advised officers in the investigations surrounding inappropriate payments to police (Operation Elveden); ‘Plebgate’ (Operation Alice); and complaints arising out of demonstrations and public disorder. She advises officers in the post incident phase of death and cases of serious injury after police contact which are independently investigated by the IPCC, and represents interested parties at Article 2 inquests. She was instructed to advise officers at the Inquest into the death of David Emmanuel (Smiley Culture) which concluded with the exoneration of all officers involved.
Clients and Federation Representatives have commented;
“As always your time, help and advice have been absolutely invaluable.”
“My wife and I would like to personally thank you…I feel that it might have been a different outcome if I hadn’t had you.”
“Again many thanks for your support on this matter. Dalia was indeed as good as her reputation suggested.”
“We thank you for all your effort and hard work on my case. It has left a lasting impression on us.”
“Special mention for Miss Naaman for her help in understanding my situation.”