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Tel:
Work 020 7400 1800
DX:
390 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
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www.foundrychambers.com

Mary Poku

Tel:
Work 0207 400 1800
Email:
Web:
www.foundrychambers.com/barristers/mary-poku/
Foundry Chambers (Foundry Chambers)

Position

Mary Poku is instructed in high profile murder cases.  She was leading counsel in the fatal stabbing case of 17 year-old Shauquan Fearon, in SE1 in September 2015.  Her client, who faced two murder counts, was acquitted of attempted murder in the initial trial, and eventually no evidence was offered after two retrials.  Her practice also covers fraud cases, like the highly publicised “Bank of Terror” case involving 12 defendants who allegedly defrauded senior citizens to fund ISIS in Syria.  Appointed as legal advisor on the National Crime Agency’s cybercrime initiative in Ghana (2014), she advises international Shipping companies and airlines on asset recovery and forfeiture.  She is on the ICTY and ICC list of approved counsel.

 

Languages

French
Twi (Native Ghanaian language)

Member

Criminal Bar Association
Human Rights Lawyers Association
South Eastern Circuit

Education

LLB (Hons) London


London Bar

Crime (general crime)

Within: Crime (general crime) – Leading juniors

Mary Poku - Foundry ChambersShe had a great rapport with clients and judges alike.

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