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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
9 Bedford Row (Chambers of Steven Kay QC), Jonathan Akinsanya, London, ENGLAND

Jonathan Akinsanya

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

Position

Jonathan is an immensely experienced practitioner specialising in all areas of serious crime. For the last 16 years he has specialised in defending in the most serious of cases. He has developed an extremely strong defence practice and has been junior and counsel in some of the most high profile cases in the last ten years or so; for example the second Damilola Taylor trial. He is frequently instructed both as a leading junior and as junior to Queen’s Counsel. Over the years he had developed a formidable practice with a wealth of experience defending murder/manslaughter, large scale drug trafficking, fraud and financial crime, money laundering, corruption and serious sexual offences. He is also licensed to receive direct instruction from members of the public, and is a registered pupil master.

Career

Called 1993; Inner Temple; junior of the South Eastern Circuit 2002; formerly a psychiatric nurse.

Member

Criminal Bar Association; Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (associate member); British Nigerian Law Forum (general secretary); South Eastern Circuit (Junior of the Circuit in 2002); Urban Synergy.

Education

Baptist Academy, Lagos, Nigeria; South Bank Polytechnic (law).

Leisure

Liverpool FC, cricket, rugby, football, golf.

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