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Antonie Muller

Call: 1990

"Antonie is a very good barrister." "He is a solid performer and a good advocate."

Chambers UK 2023

Ranked in Band 2 Crime (Midlands)

Chambers UK 2022

"He is a robust and able barrister who is adept at fighting his corner, easy to get on with and has a good sense of humour."

Chambers UK 2021

"An excellent barrister."

Chambers UK 2020

"A class act who I would be happy to have defending me." "A difficult opponent and a safe pair of hands for his client."

Chambers UK 2019

Antonie Muller is a specialist criminal practitioner, instructed by defence and prosecution in cases of the utmost seriousness.

Expertise

Crime

Antonie Muller is a specialist criminal practitioner, instructed by defence and prosecution in cases of the utmost seriousness, with expertise in: murder, manslaughter, causing death when driving, child cruelty, sexual crime, firearms offences, riot and drugs offences.

He is experienced in cases of high complexity such as commercial fraud, VAT fraud, MTIC fraud and confiscation proceedings.

Antonie is an approved VHCC panel advocate, a Grade 4 CPS prosecutor and a Serious Sexual Crimes panel member.

Antonie has prosecuted for the Department of Work and Pensions, and has defended Health and Safety, Trading Standards and other regulatory cases.

He is an approved Pupil supervisor.

He is approved to accept direct access instructions.

Notable Crime Cases



Represented SK, one of the 11 Birmingham ‘terrorists’: He received the lowest sentence of all defendants.



MTIC Fraud alleging evasion of 21m VAT



Represented MK, one of 30 defendants charged with conspiracy to supply class A and B drugs in Shropshire and Birmingham: He received the lowest sentence of all the defendants.Represented MK, one of 30 defendants charged with conspiracy to supply class A and B drugs in Shropshire and Birmingham: He received the lowest sentence of all the defendants.



Tobacco importation fraud alleging evasion of 4m of VAT



Represented OG, charged with robbery on two separate indictments: acquitted of all charges.



Represented AB, charged with kidnapping and (successfully) demanding a ransom for a Coventry man: acquitted of all charges.


R v Greatrex (David Anthony) sub nom. Bates (Jason Alan) [1999] 1 Cr.App.R 126 (joint enterprise murder)

R v White (Andre Barrington) [2004] 148 S.J 300 (Rape, cross examination by accused, s.34 Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999

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Peter Johnson, 62, threatened to kill judge who jailed him for stalking neighbours

Antonie Muller prosecuted Peter Johnson before Mrs Justice Cheema-Grubb where he was convicted of all Counts including threatening to kill a Circuit Judge. PJ tried…

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Five young males found guilty for their involvement in the murder of 15-year-old Keon Lincoln

Operation Thatcher was the successful prosecution of five young males for their involvement in the murder of 15-year-old Keon Lincoln. This offence was committed in…

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‘Very experienced in complex criminal cases.’


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Related News, Resources and Events

News


Peter Johnson, 62, threatened to kill judge who jailed him for stalking neighbours

Antonie Muller prosecuted Peter Johnson before Mrs Justice Cheema-Grubb where he was convicted of all Counts including threatening to kill a Circuit Judge. PJ tried…

News


Five young males found guilty for their involvement in the murder of 15-year-old Keon Lincoln

Operation Thatcher was the successful prosecution of five young males for their involvement in the murder of 15-year-old Keon Lincoln. This offence was committed in…

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