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Chambers of Steven Kay QC

LONDON, WC1R 4AZ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7489 2727
Fax:
Fax 020 7489 2828
DX:
453 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.9bedfordrow.co.uk

Justin Rouse QC

Tel:
Work 020 7489 2727
Email:
9 Bedford Row (Chambers of Steven Kay QC)

Position

Currently leading in murder trial for the defence. Prosecution: currently instructed by CPS Special Casework (London HQ) – money laundering, other prosecution: armed robbery, attempted murder (CCC), child abuse. Defence: predominantly defence practice in serious crime (murder, rape, robbery, fraud, drug importation). Has been instructed to defend and prosecute police officers. He is licensed to receive instruction direct from members of the public. Recorder of the Crown Court (including licence for appeals); senior (grade four) prosecutor; CPS rape list; proceeds of crime specialist; Inns of Court advocacy trainer. Notable cases include: R v Hunnisett – murder and dismemberment of vicar; R v Thornhill – (leading) murder of wife; R v Stares – (prosecuting leading) fraud on London Underground; R v Harper – (defending) fraud on Mars plc; R v Pitts – drugs sentencing; R v Eldridge – armed robbery; R v Johnson – drug sentencing; R v Stoke-on-Trent – Crown court, ex parte Marsden, custody time limits authority in the Divisional Court.

Career

Called 1982; Lincoln’s Inn; pupillage to Senior Treasury Counsel; Recorder of the Crown Court; has advised in Parliament re statute drafting; Court Martial work in Germany.

Languages

Some French and Spanish.

Member

Criminal Bar Association.

Education

London (BA (Hons) Law).

Leisure

Countryside issues, travel, sport, reading.


London Bar

Crime (general crime)

Within: Crime (general crime) – Leading silks

Justin Rouse QC - 9 Bedford RowAlways very good with the lay clients, he can pick up cases at lightning speed.

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