Michael Burrows KC > 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

Very experienced criminal practitioner; works for both prosecution and defence; practises mainly in the Crown Court; experienced in dealing with cases in the Divisional Court and the Court of Appeal; frequently instructed in very serious and complex cases, including murder, grave violent and sexual offences, drug trafficking offences and frauds; practice also includes police disciplinary and health and safety cases; extensive experience of dealing with sensitive material and public interest applications; gives careful attention to detail and maintains a sound grasp of the issues. Notable cases include: R v Anslow and others 2013 (prosecuted major conspiracy to escape from prison van); R v Taylor 2013 (prosecuted husband who murdered wife, body was never found); R v Harrison and Dickens 2012 (murder of a man shot in bed at home); R v X 2011 (represented young defendant with learning difficulties, ADHD and autism charged with manslaughters and arson); R v Gordon 2010 (represented mother charged with murder of Khyra Ishaq and cruelty to other children); R v Garmson 2009 (instructed on appeal in a leading DNA case); R v Ramnath 2009 (prosecuted doctor for gross negligence manslaughter of patient in hospital).

Career

Called 1979; Recorder 1997; Queen’s Counsel 2008.

Memberships

Criminal Bar Association.

Education

Queens’ College Cambridge (MA).