Anthony Edwards

Anthony Edwards

Anthony Edwards

Non Practising Solicitor

Areas of Specialism

Anthony covers all aspects of criminal law procedure and costs. He is an expert witness on police station practice and professional conduct.

Memberships

Law Society

Editorial Board Blackstone's criminal practice

Editorial Board criminal law review

Visiting professor Queen Mary, University of London

Accreditations

CLAS

Higher Courts Advocate (criminal courts)

Supervisor of very high cost cases

Notable cases

Anthony Edwards is held in high regard by peers and is characterised as "an extremely polished, experienced and skilled criminal solicitor". Sources highlight him for quality of client care and his effective judgement in criminal proceedings. - Chambers UK Guide "You have been the outstanding criminal defence lawyer of our time. No better lawyer and no better advocate has appeared in the magistrates’ courts, ready to defend big and small cases" (retired District Judge)

Publications

Advising the Suspect in the police station Sweet and Maxwell

Criminal Defence Law Society

Blackstone's Magistrates Courts handbook

Blackstone's Police Station handbook (ed)

Blackstones Handbook for youths in the criminal courts (ed)

Criminal Costs: Fixed fees in criminal cases LAG

Legal Aid Handbook (contributor) LAG

Blackstone's Criminal Practice (contributor)

Anthony Edwards is held in high regard by peers and is characterised as "an extremely polished, experienced and skilled criminal solicitor". Sources highlight him for quality of client care and his effective judgement in criminal proceedings. - Chambers UK Guide 2016 Edition

Great help and support.

Notable cases:

2014

SFO v DK: Representing the former CEO of a multi-national company accused of corruption. (Southwark CC)

R v EB: Representing a defendant in a multi-handed allegation of a “land-banking” fraud with incurred losses of over £10 million. (Central Criminal Court)

R v MK Confiscation proceedings following a VAT fraud (Central Criminal Court)

2013

R v XX: Defending a suspected PKK member during proceedings at the Central Criminal Court.

Earlier

R v LO Confiscation proceedings following a major horseracing fraud (Hove Crown Court);

R v KE: A multi-handed charity fraud (Southwark Crown Court)

R v SL: local authority corruption (Southampton Crown Court)

R v MR: education benefit fraud(Bournemouth Crown Court)

R v MM: acting for the chief executive of one of the world’s largest drug importation/ exportation businesses (Woolwich Crown Court)

R v CS Insider at Heathrow airport importing drugs( Kingston Crown Court)

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