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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

Sean Sullivan

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

Position

Sean is a respected advocate specialising in criminal law. He has wide-ranging experience in prosecuting and defending in jury trials and the appellate courts. Notable cases in the Supreme Court include: R v Nicholas Smith – challenging the legality of a sentence of imprisonment for public protection in relation to a prisoner already subject to recall on a life licence. Notable cases in the Divisional Court include: R v North Avon Magistrates’ Court ex parte Trans Berckx BVBA – successful challenge to the legality of a deprivation order where the punitive effect of such an order falls on a non-defendant. Notable cases in the Court of Appeal include: R v G – successful appeal against sentence of imprisonment for public protection imposed upon a 14 year old arsonist; R v L – successful appeal against sentence of immediate custody imposed upon a 15 year old girl convicted of robbery. Notable cases as led junior include: R v B – defending a 17 year old accused of the murder of his best friend (led by Adrian Amer); R v Hester – defending serving police officer accused of assisting a gang kidnap, falsely imprison and hold to ransom a rival (led by Richard Germain); R v Deyemi – defending in a drugs related kidnap, false imprisonment, blackmail and GBH (led by Justin Rouse); R v McCann – defending in a large scale red diesel fraud, defendant acquitted (led by Richard Germain).

Career

Called 2004, Inner Temple.

Member

Criminal Bar Association.

Education

St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford (BA Jurisprudence); Inns of Court School of Law.


London Bar

Crime (general crime)

Within: Crime (general crime) – Leading juniors

Sean Sullivan - 9 Bedford Row ‘Unafraid, and this shows in his approach to situations.’

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