Elizabeth Power > Chambers of Adrian Keeling KC and Jonathan Jones KC > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Adrian Keeling KC and Jonathan Jones KC
No5 Barristers' Chambers
FOUNTAIN COURT, STEELHOUSE LANE
BIRMINGHAM
B4 6DR
England

Work Department

Criminal law.

Position

Practises exclusively in crime, focuses on complex drug-related offences, sexual offence such as rape and abuse of children, serious offences of violence, fraud conduct and management of very high-cost cases. Notable cases include: instructed 2nd junior counsel for the defence in a complex multi-million pound investment fraud, to be tried September 2009; R v W &P [2008] – defence junior counsel in a manslaughter involving children defendants; R v Austin and others [2008] – defence junior counsel in a contract murder at the Old Bailey, which raised media coverage for being the first case where a jury were discharged following the House of Lords ruling against the use of anonymous witness testimony; R V Toye [2008] – defence counsel involving multi-counts of blackmail offences; R v Booth and others [2007] – defence junior counsel in a multi-handed drug conspiracy; R V Younis and others [2007] – defence junior counsel involving a large-scale ‘test purchase’ operation in the North East of England; R v Warde [2005] – defence junior counsel in a £21m drug conspiracy, which involved international criminal network; R v Grebby and others [2005] – defence counsel in a multi-handed £1.5m cigarette duty evasion; R v Bannister and others [2003] – defence counsel in a multi-handed drug conspiracy; R v Wilson [2003] – defence counsel in a multi-handed kidnapping and rape; R v F & S [1999], represented both juvenile appellants at the Court of Appeal before the Lord Chief Justice on a point of law involving the detention of young offenders, reported in Archbold 1999 edition.

Career

Called 1996.

Education

Sheffield University (LLB Hons 2(1)).