eMIN KANDOLA

Emin Kandola

Call: 2015

Education

BSc Criminology with Psychology, First Class Honours (University of Roehampton)
LLB (University of Law)

 

Practice

Emin’s practice encompasses all areas of criminal defence. Emin is instructed in cases of serious crime and regularly represents vulnerable and young defendants.

Emin also accepts instructions in cases containing LPP material.

 

Serious Fraud Office

Emin has acted for the SFO as LPP and Disclosure Counsel as part of large scale investigations involving alleged multi-million pound fraud cases.

 

Notable Cases

R v KD – led in a case of manslaughter and violent disorder (Central Criminal Court).

R v LR – secured the acquittal of a vulnerable defendant charged with conspiracy to commit false imprisonment and assault occasioning actual bodily harm (Maidstone Crown Court).

R v FS – secured the acquittal of a defendant charged with possession with intent to supply cocaine and heroin (Maidstone Crown Court).

R v WO – secured the acquittal of a defendant charged with possession with intent to supply, offering to supply and possession of criminal property (Maidstone Crown Court).

R v DM – secured the acquittal of a defendant charged with affray (Maidstone Crown Court).

R v LT – secured the acquittal of a defendant charged with causing serious injury by dangerous driving (Maidstone Crown Court).

R v RB – led in 4 month trial in a case of possession with intent to supply and human trafficking. Successful submissions at half-time on counts of human trafficking (Woolwich Crown Court).

R v TG – represented a young defendant charged with attempted GBH (Woolwich Crown Court).

R v TC – represented a defendant charged with violent disorder (Maidstone Crown Court).

R v LD – represented a defendant charged with conspiracy to supply Class A drugs (Canterbury Crown Court).

R v DC – represented a defendant charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm (GBH) (Maidstone Crown Court).

R v SH – defendant acquitted alongside co-defendant in a two day trial of coercive and controlling behaviour.

R v MS – represented a very young client in respect of 11 serious offences in the Youth Court. Secured a non-custodial sentence in respect of all matters, including multiple robberies.

R v SM – case of serious assault dismissed following successful submission of no case to answer.

R v AM – acquittal of young client based on R v Jogee principles.

R v AJ – Crown offer no evidence following successful application to exclude unreliable evidence under Section 78 PACE.

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