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Dere Street Barristers

Chambers of John Elvidge QC

33 BROAD CHARE, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, NE1 3DQ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0844 3351 551
Fax:
Fax 0191 261 0043
Email:
Web:
www.derestreet.co.uk
Newcastle upon Tyne, York
Dere Street Barristers (Chambers of John Elvidge QC), Andrew Walker, Newcastle upon Tyne, ENGLAND

Andrew Walker

Tel:
Work 0844 335 1551
Email:
Dere Street Barristers (Chambers of John Elvidge QC)

Work Department

Crime/Regulatory

Position

Andrew practises across the broad spectrum of criminal law receiving instructions to represent both Defence and Prosecution involving matters of violence including homicide, drugs and sexual offences.

Andrew is a grade 4 prosecutor, and is also a member of the specialist rape and serious sexual offences panel dealing with recent and historic cases on behalf of the prosecution.

His extensive experience in prosecuting and defending in major drugs conspiracies, fraud, kidnap and murder is reflected within his practise. He is presently instructed to represent a defendant in a high profile local murder trial.

Andrew always establishes a positive rapport with both professional and lay clients and has achieved a healthy success rate over many years in contested trials.

He has appeared successfully on a number of occasions in the Court of Appeal as well as appearing in the Administrative Court in judicial review cases (one judgment in a reported case referring to his “succinct, helpful and excellent submissions”).

In addition, Andrew has considerable experience of the following:

  • Road traffic law
  • Local government prosecutions (Benefit fraud, Trademarks Act, Consumer Protection)
  • All areas of taxi licensing law
  • Shotgun license appeals
  • Police disciplinary hearings and reviews

 

Career

Called 1998; Inner Temple; Grade 4 Prosecutor, Rape Panel.

Member

North Eastern Circuit; Criminal Bar Association.

Education

Leicester (1997 LLB (Hons)).

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