Provided by Michael Borrelli KC
Michael defends in high profile, serious and complex crime, and in other areas of quasi-criminal work, and Inquests, where his advocacy skills can be fully utilised. He is instructed to review and advise on appellate work and to conduct cases in the Court of Appeal, both here and in Northern Ireland, where he also has experience in both jury and non-jury trials. He has developed a reputation for his ability in cases requiring the examination and testing of experts’ evidence. He has defended in numerous well-publicised trials involving murder, fraud/money laundering, drugs and hijacking. Michael’s expertise in fraud includes banking, duty evasion, mortgage and land banking fraud. He has defended in prosecutions brought by the SFO and the FCA, and represented the former CEO of an International Company in a high profile computer hacking case. He has considerable experience defending in numerous gang related homicides involving shootings and knife crime. He has a long established reputation for his abilities as a cross-examiner and for his tactical judgment during a trial. He is respected as an advocate who can create a presence in Court and will advance a defendant’s case to the best of his abilities.
He was Called to the Bar in Northern Ireland in 2018, and is a Member of the Bar Library. He has been instructed in homicide, fraud, and historic sex cases, and is due to appear in a terrorist “Supergrass” trial.
Call 1977; KC 2000