Avirup Chaudhuri > Chambers of Andrew Trollope QC and Richard Christie QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Andrew Trollope QC and Richard Christie QC
187 Fleet Street Chambers
5 Chancery Lane


Avirup Chaudhuri has been in chambers for 15 years, during which time he has prosecuted and defended in a wide range of criminal cases. In recent years he has defended, both alone and as a junior, in a number of cases involving allegations of serious and/or professional crime; these include: attempted murder; large-scale importation and distribution of class A and B drugs; ‘bootlegging’ cases involving the evasion of major sums of duty; armed robberies; and receiving goods stolen to order. In addition, Avirup has both prosecuted and defended serious sex cases involving children, both as complainants and defendants; he has defended police officers in criminal cases; and also advised the CPS Casework Directorate as to whether to prosecute police officers. Recent cases include briefs in ‘Operation Harpoon’ (large gang of youths committing robberies on public transport over a six month period); on behalf of a defendant in Harmondsworth detention ‘riot’; and for the first serving Metropolitan Police officer to be prosecuted for incest.


Qualified 1990; Middle Temple.




Criminal Bar Association.


London (LLB Hons).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Crime

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Avirup Chaudhuri187 Fleet Street ChambersHe works with an air of calm reassurance.