Mr Michael Skelley > Red Lion Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Red Lion Chambers
Red Lion Chambers
18 RED LION COURT
LONDON
EC4A 3EB
England

Position

Michael Skelley has established a reputation as an accomplished jury advocate. He specialises in a broad spectrum of criminal defence work. Michael brings commitment and careful analysis to all of his cases, seeking to develop the right tactical approach. His aim is always to bring a case to life for the jury, identifying the features which are most likely to lead to an acquittal. He believes in establishing a rapport with his client, and a bond of professional trust with his instructing solicitors. He also tries to bring sensitivity and support to the families of his clients. He offers a track record of hard work, meticulous preparation, perceptive analysis and high quality, thoughtful advocacy.  Over recent years Michael has increasingly been asked to represent clients on a private basis.

Career

Year of call: 1991 Inn: Inner Temple I have specialised in criminal defence work (jury trials and appellate work) throughout my career.

Memberships

Criminal Bar Association

Education

MA Jurisprudence, Trinity College, Oxford

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Crime

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Michael SkelleyRed Lion ChambersFantastic knowledge of the law. Early and enthusiastic engagement with solicitor. Strategic, smart, frank, and thorough. Tactics that always make sense. Good with clients, and respected by Judges and Prosecutors.