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Chambers of Andrew Trollope QC and Richard Christie QC
187 Fleet Street Chambers
5 Chancery Lane
LONDON
EC4A 1BL
England

Position

Mozammel Hossain has been described by the Court of Appeal as an advocate of ‘great eloquence’. He defends in all types of serious crime. Regularly instructed in cases involving human rights law, both his peers and clients refer to him as ‘a very powerful advocate’. Cases have included: Operation Movie [2013], terrorism; R v H [2013], terrorism; Operation Gadia [2013], rape; R v P & ors [2013], conspiracy to cause GBH; R v A & anor [2012], terrorism, instructed as leading counsel; Operation VEX [2012], MTIC fraud; Lescinskas [2012], successful appeal re ‘Nazi style’ salutes at 2012 London Olympics; R v FR & ors [2011], conspiracy to steal, the ‘Watford Co-operative bank bomb siege case’; Operation Langwood [2011], as leading counsel, multiple conspiracies to supply heroin and cocaine across the country; R v U & ors [2011], ‘Cisco’ fraud; Operation Scarp [2011], ‘cash for cash’ fraud; R v K & ors [2010], ‘car ringing’ fraud; R v Iqbal & ors, terrorism, the ‘Blackburn resistance case’; R v A [2010], attempted murder; R v S & anor [2010], conspiracy to rape; Operation Exhort [2010], ‘cash for cash’ fraud; R v C & ors [2009], kidnapping and blackmail by Triad; R v Lusha [2009], terrorism; R v JA & ors [2008], conspiracy to murder. Other cases (which have attracted media attention) include R v A [2009] which concerned a religious ceremonial self-flagellation of a child, and R v G [2009] which involved organised brothel keeping- the investigation of which was filmed by the BBC. Mozammel Hossain has been invited by the BBC to speak as an expert- most recently he spoke on Radio 5 Live.

Career

Called 2001, Inner Temple.

Languages

Bengali.

Memberships

Criminal Bar Association.

Education

Liverpool University (LLB Hons).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Crime

(2019 Silks) Ranked: Tier 1

Mozammel Hossain QC187 Fleet Street ChambersMozammel is a powerful, passionate and flamboyant advocate. He has a uniquely engaging style that captures the attention of the jury. Excellent judgement about what constitute the real issues in the case. A determined fighter with a charming jury manner.

187 Fleet Street Chambers is ‘an excellent set‘, housing ‘extremely able criminal barristers‘. Chambers prosecute and defend across a broad range of matters; recent examples include Mozammel Hossain QC representing Haroon Akram in a multi-defendant trial for the murder of a bouncer – Akram was convicted of manslaughter. On the junior end, Brian Reece defended a transgender man who was acquitted on allegations of two cases of sexual misconduct that allegedly took place 15 years apart, following a successful application for the severance of the indictment.