Name:
Andrea Brown
Year of Call:
1991
Inn:
Lincolns Inn
Area of Expertise:
Crime
Family
Practice Summary:

Crime

Family

Biography:

Andrea has experience in all areas of criminal work, including murder and serious violence, drug importation and supply, sexual offences, fraud and offences of dishonesty. Andrea is known for careful case preparation and attention to detail.

In addition to appearances before the Court of Appeal Criminal division she has also appeared before the Charities Commission and in the Coroners Court.

Andrea also appears in the Family Court in connection with child arrangement applications and domestic violence hearings.

Memberships

Criminal Bar Association

Notable Cases

  • R v KA and Anor: Junior in representation of 17 year old girl accused of murder, widely reported as ‘Blueprint for Murder’ case.
  • R v IK and Ors: Junior in representation of serving prisoner accused of the attempted murder of war criminal Radislav Krstic.
  • R v LC: Representation of witness accused of perjury and perverting the course of justice by a false alibi in a murder trial.
  • R v LB: Community worker accused of internet grooming /inciting children to engage in sexual activity via webcam.
  • R v KT: Representation of mentally disordered step father accused of historic sexual abuse of stepdaughter.
  • R v RS: Computer programmer accused of possession of child pornography, involving issues of multiple computer users/identities, remote access and virtual private networks.
  • R v JM: Representation of stepfather accused of historic rape of step daughter, involving cross examination of hearing impaired complainant using the services of sign language expert.
  • R v AE and Ors: Multi handed case of series of smash and grab raids on jewellers in London.
  • R V VP and Ors: Multi handed kidnap for ransom case involving in-depth analysis of phone records and cells site evidence in conjunction with multiple sources of CCTV footage.
  • R v MF: Importation of tobacco products evading duty of £½ million.
  • R v FO: Representation of defendant alleged to have leading role in international conspiracy to import and distribute large quantities of cocaine.
  • R v MM: Large scale fraudulent passports application scheme.

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Education & Awards:
LLB(hons)