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Year of Call:  1997

Talbir Singh Crime CV

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Senior Practice Manager
Andrew Trotter

Practice Group Clerks
Craig Nicholls
Michael Powell 
Drew Platt
James Harte
Daniel Lillis
Marc Forrest-Thomas

Chief Executive & Director of Clerking
Tony McDaid

Tel: +44 (0) 845 210 5555
Fax: +44 (0) 121 606 1501
crime@no5.com

Talbir Singh Crime

Talbir prosecutes and defends and has experience in Appeal by Case Stated and Judicial Review. He also has a keen interest in the Human Rights Act.

Talbir has experience in rape, murder and drug trafficking cases and has dealt with a number of drug trafficking enquiries. He has good knowledge of the new Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 as well as custody time limits procedure.

Talbir is a Grade 4 Prosecutor and has prosecuted other regulatory offences for government bodies.

Talbir was Defence Counsel in R v Chauhan & Hollingsworth, July 2000, resulting in changes to the way speeding offences are prosecuted, in particular within Birmingham.

Talbir was also Defence Counsel in R (on the application of Marks) v Wolverhampton Crown Court, 16/5/03, (QBD) in respect of overturning an extension of custody time limits where a Crown Court Judge had previously refused to extend them

QUALIFICATIONS

LLB (Teeside); LLM (Warwick)

RECOMMENDATIONS

"Works on defence and prosecution matters of a serious criminal nature. Has developed a keen interest in cases concerning the Human Rights Act and has dealt with a large number of drug trafficking and smuggling matters."
Chambers UK 2016

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"An experienced barrister handling sexual offences, homicides and organised crime matters on a regular basis. He is a skilled advocate, and is noted for his successes on behalf of both the defence and the prosecution."
Chambers UK 2015

"Has a robust practice covering the full range of the criminal law. He also undertakes police law work''
Chambers UK 2014

Talbir Singh was described by one solicitor as "a very hungry barrister, who gives up a lot of time to pro bono work. He has taken up a number of clients' causes solely in the name of justice, which is really something to admire." He is known for his work in judicial review and appeal by way of case stated.
Chambers UK 2013

NOTABLE CASES

Talbir acted for a man who was judged to have been unlawfully held on remand for seven months, one month over the custody limit. As a result, he is due to receive damages. (Full Story on BBC News)