Serious Crime Barrister
I am an established barrister, with substantial experience in defending clients charged with criminal allegations. I can provide you with a premium service and ensure effective representation throughout all stages proceedings.
Being accused of a crime can be extremely distressing. Not only can such allegations severely impact your reputation and livelihood, your liberty may also be at stake. If you are facing a criminal allegation, you need access to the very best legal representation. I can defend you on a full range of criminal matters, including fraud, violence, drugs, money laundering and terrorism.
Tanveer Qureshi has worked on a number of high profile and complex serious crime cases. He is considered a “master tactician” amongst some of his peers and has a broad range of cases listed below that highlight his experience in this area.
- R v. Ing – large scale conspiracy to steal high value motor vehicles and then use parts to repair salvage vehicles – defendant was the only one to be acquitted
- R v. Yaseen – largest ever seizure of class A drugs in South Wales, conspiracy to supply class A drugs
- R v. Khan – conspiracy to steal and ring high performance vehicle, defendant acquitted of lesser conspiracy
- R v. Kula – conspiracy to supply class A drugs and possession of firearms offences, lead counsel, defendant acquitted
- R v. Brown – defendant acquitted following defence of duress in relation to firearm offences
- R v. Pickard – defendant acquitted of a conspiracy to clamp vehicles illegally and SIA breaches
- R v. Fostock (ongoing) – defendant charged with money laundering arising from local authority fraud
- R v. Zhu – lead counsel, defendant acquitted of conspiracy to kidnap, alleged to be part of an international criminal gang
- R v. Halpin – championship boxer, facing allegations of class A drugs supply
- R v. Hussain – million pound cash back/credit card fraud
- Instructed in a variety of high profile terrorist cases and other organised crime prosecution
- R v. Rahman (ongoing) – interpretation of s.12 Terrorism Act 2000
- R v. Jaman – dissemination of terrorist publication over twitter concerned with encouraging people to travel to Syria and support ISIS
- R v. Brooks – first ever prosecution contrary to Counter Terrorist Act 2008
- R v. Essay – similar case as above: concerned with encouraging people to travel to Syria and support ISIS
- R v. Ali (ongoing) – Syrian Aid convoy/fraud allegations
- R v. Benares – D charged with s.58 offences, first ever successful submission that publication known as 39 ways does not fall within ambit of s.58
- R v. Fadi – D charged with s.58 allegation concerned with the inspire publication – acquitted of two counts
- R v. Raham – conspiracy to bomb stock exchange – terrorist conspiracy
- R v. Malik – D charged with s.57 and s.58 allegations – convictions quashed on appeal
- R v. Brooks – prosecution concerning fundraising for terrorist purposes, when monies were raised to arm insurgents in Fullajah, Iraq
- R v. Chowdhury – public order matters concerning Danish Cartoon
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“He, in my opinion, is a master tactician and grasps the most pertinent aspects of a case immediately”S. K.
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