Todd was admitted to the bar in 1990 and specialises in criminal and regulatory litigation. Todd has extensive trial experience in the High and District Courts, and has appeared many times as lead counsel in the Court of Appeal.
Prior to becoming a barrister sole in 2004, Todd was a senior prosecutor with Meredith Connell, the office of the Auckland Crown Solicitor. Todd has been a member of the Auckland Crown Solicitor’s panel since 2004 and was appointed to the Manukau Crown Solicitor’s panel upon its inception in 2015.
In 2006 Todd was appointed as senior counsel to the New Zealand Defence Force Courts-Martial panel.
In 2010 Todd was appointed to the Serious Fraud Office prosecution panel.
Between 2011 and 2018, Todd served as a member of the New Zealand Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal.
Between 2010 and 2019, Todd served as a member of the New Zealand Law Society’s Criminal Law Committee.
Todd is a past convenor of the Auckland District Law Society’s Criminal Law Committee and is currently the Deputy Chair of the New Zealand Bar Association’s Criminal Law Committee.
Todd is also a member of the pro-bono prosecution panel for the Auckland SPCA.