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No5 Barristers Chambers

Chambers of Mark Anderson QC

FOUNTAIN COURT, STEELHOUSE LANE, BIRMINGHAM, B4 6DR, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0845 210 5555
Fax:
Fax 0121 606 1501
DX:
16075 BIRMINGHAM
Email:
Web:
www.no5.com
Birmingham, Bristol, Leicester, London

Harpreet Singh Sandhu

Tel:
Work 0845 210 5555
Email:
Web:
www.no5.com/barristers/barrister-details/332-harpreet-singh-sandhu/
No5 Barristers Chambers (Chambers of Mark Anderson QC)

Work Department

Crime (corporate and general); fraud: crime; police law; regulatory.

Position

Harpreet is widely acknowledged to be one of the Midland Circuit’s most promising juniors for his work in defending and prosecuting complex criminal cases on his own, as leading junior and as led junior. He is ranked consistently by Chambers UK and in the Legal 500. He was appointed a Treasury Counsel monitoree in December 2017.  He is a CPS level 4 prosecutor who is authorised to prosecute rape cases. In addition, Harpreet is appointed (at level 4) to three of the CPS’ Specialist Advocate Panels: the Counter Terrorism Panel, the Fraud Panel and the Serious Crime Group Panel. His busy practice includes regulatory work [he is appointed to the List of Specialist Regulatory Advocates in Health and Safety and Environmental Law] and he is recognised nationally for his work in representing police officers in disciplinary proceedings and before the Police Appeals Tribunal. Harpreet is a natural advocate who receives praise from the judiciary (including a former Lord Chief Justice) and he is commended for his thorough preparation. He wins his clients’ confidence with speed and his ability to communicate with ease and sensitivity has resulted in many instructions to represent vulnerable defendants and those with mental health difficulties.

Career

Called to the Bar 2005.

Languages

Punjabi.

Member

Gray’s Inn; Midland Circuit; Criminal Bar Association.

Education

BA (Hons) (Dunelm) [English Literature]; Dip Law (City); BVC (Inns of Court School of Law) [Recipient of the British Academy of Forensic Sciences Prize]; Prince of Wales Scholar (Gray’s Inn).


Regional Bar : Midland Circuit

Crime

Within: Crime – Leading juniors

Harpreet Singh Sandhu - No5 Barristers ChambersRecent work includes serious sexual offences, murder and drugs conspiracies cases.

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Regulatory, health and safety, and licensing

Within: Regulatory, health and safety, and licensing – Leading juniors

Harpreet Singh Sandhu - No5 Barristers ChambersNoted for his expertise in disciplinary work involving the police.

Within: Regulatory, health and safety, and licensing

No5 Barristers Chambers’ regulatory practice has ‘excellent strength in depth’; health and safety law is a core specialty. Adrian Keeling QC and Harpreet Singh Sandhu have solid expertise in acting for the police in misconduct and disciplinary matters. In 2018 Alexander Stein moved to 2 Bedford Row.

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