David Pinnell

David Pinnell was educated at the University of Glamorgan and the College of Law in Chester.  David practised as a solicitor for fourteen years, and for seven of which, was a solicitor-advocate. David was called to the Bar in 2008.  David joined Temple Court Chambers in September 2014 from 9 Park Place.



David is a specialist criminal law practitioner with a wide range of experience including complex and serious cases.  David has represented clients in both the Crown Court and the Court of Appeal.  Although David’s practice is primarily defence based, he is also a Category 3 Crown Prosecutor and his experience enables him to thoroughly assess cases and provide a high quality, specialist service to all his clients.  David draws on his previous experience as a solicitor to enable him to readily engage with instructing solicitors and to provide a highly client focussed approach.


David is a member of Gray’s Inn and the Wales and Chester Circuit.