No5 Barristers' Chambers

Harpreet Singh Sandhu

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Harpreet is widely acknowledged to be one of the Midland Circuit’s most talented juniors. He defends and prosecutes complex criminal cases as leading junior, junior alone and as led junior. He is ranked consistently by Chambers UK and in the Legal 500. He is a CPS level 4 prosecutor who is authorised to prosecute rape and serious sexual offences. Harpreet is appointed (at level 4) to three of the CPS’ Specialist Advocate Panels: the Counter Terrorism Panel, the Fraud Panel and the Serious Crime Group Panel. His busy practice includes regulatory work [he is appointed to the “A” List of Specialist Regulatory Advocates in Health and Safety and Environmental Law] and he is recognised nationally for his work in representing police officers in disciplinary proceedings and before the Police Appeals Tribunal. Harpreet is a natural advocate who receives praise from the judiciary (including a former Lord Chief Justice) and he is commended for his thorough preparation. He wins his clients’ confidence with speed and his ability to communicate with ease and sensitivity has resulted in many instructions to represent vulnerable defendants and those with mental health difficulties.

Career

Circuit Junior (Midland Circuit) (2015 - 2016);

Gray’s Inn Barristers’ Committee;

Sometime Visiting Lecturer, Birmingham University.

Professional Memberships

Criminal Bar Association; Midland Circuit; Gray’s Inn.

Personal

BA (Hons) (Dunelm) [English Literature]; Dip Law (City); BVC (Inns of Court School of Law) [Recipient of the British Academy of Forensic Sciences Prize]; Prince of Wales Scholar (Gray’s Inn).