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Emin Kandola

Call: 2015

Appointments

CPS Panel Advocate (London and South East) and Disclosure and LPP Counsel for the Serious Fraud Office

Education

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

 

Practice

Emin was called to the Bar in 2015. 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’s recent cases have included conspiracy to commit fraud by false representation, prison mutiny, wounding with intent, conspiracy to supply Class A drugs, human trafficking, murder and manslaughter.

Emin is instructed alone and as a led junior.

Emin accepts instructions in cases containing legally privileged material. She also accepts instructions from local authorities and the CPS (London and Kent).

 

Notable Cases

R v SD – represented a defendant charged with making over 700 nuisance calls to the emergency services.
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R v CG – successfully prosecuted a defendant charged with wounding a Miss England finalist.
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R v KD – led in a case of manslaughter and violent disorder (Central Criminal Court).
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R v DS – represented defendant charged with dangerous driving and assault occasioning actual bodily harm. The defendant drove his car, dragging along a police officer who was half in and half out of the car before crashing into a pub.
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R v LR – secured the acquittal of a vulnerable defendant charged with conspiracy to commit false imprisonment and assault occasioning actual bodily harm (Woolwich 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).
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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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