David Jeremy QC

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David Jeremy QC

Call 1977
Silk 2006
LLB

Practice: Crime

Recommended as a Leading Silk in Crime

"David Jeremy QC is an 'authoritive and commanding advocate', and has 'encyclopaedic knowledge'." Legal 500 (2013) Crime.

David Jeremy QC "focuses on what really matters in a case."  Legal 500 2011

He "commands the respect of all those he appears before and those he represents."  Legal 500 2010

Summary

David Jeremy QC is a consummate criminal advocate.  His range extends across fraud and corruption – he is currently prosecuting a corruption case at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (R v R and S); Judicial Review (currently representing the Home Office in BSG v SFO and SSHD); as well as main stream crime including private advisory work.

He can talk to the jury as well to the judge.  He has participated in many cases in which the prosecution has called accomplices and/or informants including evidence of resident informants (supergrasses), cell confessions, participating informants and defendants or potential defendants who chose to give evidence (Queen’s Evidence) for the prosecution.  His experience and expertise is demanded where complications of law exist or intricate expert evidence is needed and he is instructed by many regulators for specialist criminal advice (such as disclosure).

He has extensive experience in PII, covert surveillance and disclosure generally.  While he has both prosecuted and defended in the highest profile criminal cases he also acts for any client who values skilled advocacy that is based upon the application of George Orwell's rules ('Politics and the English Language' - 1946).

He has also recorded a podcast on the difficulties surrounding DNA evidence.

Reviews

David Jeremy QC features regularly in Chambers UK and other legal directories and has been recommended in crime for many years.  Other commments have included:

‘David Jeremy QC is "a fantastic advocate, renowned prosecutor and formidable defender.  For complex legal argument, he is absolutely incredible"'.  Legal 500 (2009)

Appointments

2010    SFO Approved Counsel List
2004    Attorney General's Panel of Special Counsel for Public Interest Immunity
1996    Recorder

Additional Information

Registered with the Bar Council – Public Access Directory
Member of the Public Access Bar Association - PABA

Publications

'Sentencing Policy or Short-term Expediency?' Criminal Law Review, 2010, Issue 8, 593 – 607

‘The Prosecutor’s Rock and Hard Place’, 2008, Issue 12, 925 – 936

‘The Farquharson Guidelines’ (CBA News, 2002)

Contributor to the ‘Times’ legal section

Notable cases:

R v A (2015)
Defence Murder

R v C (2015)
Defence Class A drug importer

R v R & S (2015)
Prosecution of corruption at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

R v H & O (2014)
Prosecution of perverting course of justice

R v Green & Nalty (2014)
Murder Prosecution

R v Drake (2014)
Murder Prosecution

R v Yusuf (2014)
Successful prosecution of man charged with the murder of his mother-in-law

R v Pollen (2014)
Prosecution of 'Suicide pact' manslaughter

R v Nicholson & Guler (2013)
Murder Prosecution

R v Collins (2013)
'Body in the freezer' murder

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