Cyrus Shroff > Red Lion Chambers > Chelmsford, England > Lawyer Profile

Red Lion Chambers
THORNWOOD HOUSE, 102 NEW LONDON ROAD
CHELMSFORD
CM2 0RG
England

Position

Cyrus Shroff appears on the CPS List of Advocates at Grade 4 but undertakes work both as defence and prosecution counsel.

Called in 1983, his practice covers all aspects of Crime, and consists of cases of Murder & Manslaughter, Sexual Offences, Drug Offences, Serious Violence and Proceeds of Crime, amongst other criminal matters.

He has particular aptitude for serious cases of a violent or sexual nature and has conducted cases of homicide both as leading counsel and junior counsel. He has acted as leading counsel for the defence and the Crown. He also has experience in the High Court and in various more isolated areas such as bigamy.

He has been on the CPS Rape and Serious Sexual Offences (“RASSO”) list since its introduction and has extensive experience of dealing with ‘vulnerable’ witnesses. He is an approved facilitator for training in this field.

He has been described as having a particularly effective manner when defending in cases of a sensitive nature and is often instructed for both sides in the youth court. He has been instructed on many of the most serious cases by the CPS and defence solicitors.

Career

Year of call: 1983

Inn: Grays

CPS Essex: Head of Trials Unit

Languages

English, Cantonese (Fluent)

Memberships

South-Eastern Circuit

Education

B.A Law Hons

The Council of Legal Education, Inns of Court School of Law

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > South Eastern Circuit > Crime (general and fraud)

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

Cyrus ShroffRed Lion Chambers ‘Cyrus is a calm presence in court – he is always in control and forever unruffled. He is always in complete control of his case and is highly respected by the judiciary.’