Denis Barry appeared for the Crown in prosecution of Darren February, who has been convicted at Isleworth Crown Court of the burglary of the home of Simon Cowell.
Property valued at £800,000 was stolen, whilst Mr Cowell and his family were sleeping in the home. Most of the property has not been recovered.
After a trial, Mr February was sentenced to eight years' imprisonment.
The case has received national and international press coverage, including from the BBC.