Barrister profile for UK Bar 2022
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This content is provided by Anand Beharrylal QC
Anand Beharrylal QC is a highly experienced barrister who is instructed to lead in both criminal and civil cases.
His criminal practice includes prosecution and defence in the full range of the most serious and complex criminal cases. These include murder/manslaughter, sexual offences (inclusive of child sexual offences, procuring abortions, prostitution etc.), firearms offences, drug importation/supply, human trafficking, gang violence and serious organised crime.
Anand’s business crime practice covers serious fraud (including property, mortgage and tax fraud), directors’ disqualification, corruption, bribery, misconduct in public office, money laundering, restraint, account freezing orders and confiscation proceedings. Related civil law work includes directors’ duties, civil fraud, freezing of assets, detention of cash, condemnation proceedings, restraint proceedings and judicial review/public law proceedings.
He also undertakes judicial review/public law cases arising from criminal or regulatory cases, actions against the police, habeas corpus for those unlawfully detained, wasted costs orders made or contemplated against solicitors, and professional negligence/misconduct of solicitors and doctors.
Anand’s practice has a Caribbean dimension. He practices in Trinidad & Tobago in both criminal (inclusive of capital murder) and civil cases. He is also instructed in advisory and appellate work before the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in both criminal and civil appeals from Trinidad & Tobago and other Commonwealth Caribbean territories.
As a Direct Access approved barrister, Anand is registered with the Bar Council to accept instructions directly from clients and is also approved to Conduct Litigation. To instruct Anand directly please contact the Clerks at 2 Bedford Row Chambers.