Rufus is regularly instructed as prosecuting and defending counsel in Crown Courts on the Western Circuit.
His experience includes substantial VAT and Excise frauds as well as sex, drug and violent offences at all levels. Junior counsel to the Attorney-General’s panel of Prosecuting Advocates List C (London and S.E. Circuit) in 2002 and List B (Western Circuit) in 2006. His practice includes Courts-Martial and Sea Fishery prosecutions.
He was appointed a Deputy District Judge (Magistrates’ Courts) in 2009.