Called to the Bar by Gray's Inn in July 1975, Meirion Davies undertook his pupillage at Angel Chambers, Swansea. He maintained a mixed practice for a number of years before specialising in Criminal Law in 1989.
A Grade 4 Prosecutor, Meirion has defended in various serious matters including murder, large scale drug importation and VAT fraud.
Notable and Reported cases
- R v Pepperell  EWCA Crim 1327: admissibility of new evidence under section 23(2) Criminal Appeal Act 1968.
- R v Bollom  Cr.App.R. 6; (Archbold §19-206): in assessing whether harm is grievous for the purposes of the Offences Against the Person Act 1861, account must be taken of the effect on and circumstances of the particular victim.
- Operation Corolla (2004/2005): junior alone for a defendant in a large-scale conspiracy to supply Class A drugs (heroin).
- IPH v Chief Constable of South Wales  Crim LR 42: doli incapax.