Arlette Piercy > Chambers of P Mendelle QC, G Carter-Stephenson QC & J Dein QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of P Mendelle QC, G Carter-Stephenson QC & J Dein QC
25 Bedford Row
LONDON
WC1R 4HD
England

Living Wage

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Position

Exclusively criminal defence work, trial and appellate, particular emphasis on fraud and crimes of serious violence, armed robbery and firearms offences, drugs related offences and representing  young offenders and gang members. Experience in terroist work, includes R v Kanyare & Others, allegation of conspiracy to obtain radioactive ‘red mercury’ for terrorist purposes, and other cases involving the Fake Sheikh Mazher Mahmood. Further experience of tabloid – led prosecution in R v Blake Fielder – Civil ( then Amy Winehouse’s Husband) and Tulisa Constostavalos. Notable significant cases include boiler room fraud involving the London Carbon Credit Company. Regularly instructed in street gang murders and has a significant firearms practice including successful defence of UK rapper Giggs.

Career

Called 1990; before coming to the Bar, worked for a number of years in the House of Commons as a researcher and campaigns officer for a member of the Shadow Cabinet.

Memberships

Criminal Bar Association; board member of ‘Rights International’, a small public interest pressure group which litigates individual human rights cases in international forums. Worked on miscarriage of justice cases in the US involving former Black Panther members Geronimo Pratt and Huey Newton.

Education

LLB Law First Class Hons
Visiting Scholar University of California Berkeley.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Crime

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An old-school “proper brief”, particularly good with sensitive and vulnerable clients.