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Talbir Singh KC

Call: 1997 | Silk: 2023

"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

"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

Talbir Singh KC is a specialist barrister in the fields Criminal and Regulatory law, with many years experience.

Expertise

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 and 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.

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)

Regulatory

Talbir practices the following areas:

Professional Misconduct

Talbir has substantial experience in Criminal and Disciplinary proceedings.

Recommended publications describe him as “highly regarded” with “a meticulous and highly industrious and user-friendly approach”.

He has a wide-ranging experience of cases involving police officers in criminal trials as well as tribunal proceedings.

He has vast experience in the crown court and helped shaped the law in England and Wales in a number of leading cases.

His advocacy before one Tribunal lead the Chairperson to comment that she was impressed with the “eloquence” and professionalism with which Talbir had addressed her.

Talbir’s services have been used before Police Misconduct Panels in Warwickshire, West Mercia and Sussex.

His case load has included allegations of the following:

  • Improper and Unauthorised use of PNC
  • Use of Force – Excessive and Improper
  • Misconduct in Public Office
  • Corruption

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Talbir Singh KC secures murder / manslaughter acquittal in Crane nightclub stabbing

Talbir Singh KC and Aron Payne instructed by Omar Benares of IB legal secured the unanimous acquittal of Regan Anderson (RA) of both murder and…

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Talbir Singh and Philip Rule will be appointed to the rank of his Majesty’s Counsel

No5 is delighted to announce that Talbir Singh and Philip Rule will be appointed to the rank of His Majesty’s Counsel by the Lord Chancellor, taking the number of…

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  • Grade 4 Prosecution advocate
  • Approved Panel of Rape Prosecutors
  • Deputy Head of Criminal Group
  • LLB (Honours) 2:1
  • LLM (Warwick)

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Talbir Singh KC secures murder / manslaughter acquittal in Crane nightclub stabbing

Talbir Singh KC and Aron Payne instructed by Omar Benares of IB legal secured the unanimous acquittal of Regan Anderson (RA) of both murder and…

News


Talbir Singh and Philip Rule will be appointed to the rank of his Majesty’s Counsel

No5 is delighted to announce that Talbir Singh and Philip Rule will be appointed to the rank of His Majesty’s Counsel by the Lord Chancellor, taking the number of…

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