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Gerry Mohabir

Gerry has conducted in excess of 250 Crown Court trials and appeared regularly in the Court of Appeal. He is renowned for fiercely protecting clients’ interests against demanding judges and difficult prosecutors.

Gerry Mohabir, defence barrister
Gerry Mohabir, criminal defence barrister

Career highlights

Call: 1996

Gerry has a strong reputation as an experienced defence practitioner in predominantly criminal heavyweight cases, both as a Leading Junior and Junior Counsel. Experience includes terrorism, murder, drugs, serious sex and violence, and SFO and MTIC frauds. Many of these cases have been VHCC.

Gerry’s ethos when instructed is to work until the case is fully mastered, regardless of how many conferences this may take. His light touch and honesty with the client, both lay and professional, have often led to Gerry being highly recommended and a first port of call in difficult cases.

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Notable cases

R v S, 2017, Northampton Crown Court (Terrorism and serious violence)

FBI & NCA led investigation into the importation of fragmenting hand grenades using the dark web.

R v C and others, 2012, Wood Green Crown Court (Fraud)

Benefits fraud. First trial where a judge as discharged a jury and returned a verdict. Leading Court of Appeal case.

R v C and D, 2011 (Police corruption)

Longest running referral from CCRC. Police Corruption originating from original Stephen Lawrence trial.

R v O and others, 2011, Liverpool (Drugs offences)

Twenty-four handed conspiracy to import four tonnes of cocaine from South America, worth a potential £4 billion.

The ‘Fake Sheikh’ Appeals (2015-)

Currently instructed on behalf of 6 appellants deriving from the News of the World stings by Mazher Mahmood.