Alphege Bell

year of call :

1995

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Organised Crime

Skilled at defending in specialist team prosecutions. Fully conversant in the rigours of RIPA and known for strong challenges to undercover police operations and the legality of covert surveillance. Regularly defending in the full panoply of drugs offences whether large scale importations or possession with intent to supply matters.

  • R v. A and others, Manchester CC. Gangland conspiracy to kidnap and blackmail;

  • R v. T and others, Croydon CC. As leading counsel secured the acquittal of the defendant accused of having terrorist contacts, conspiracy to kidnap and conspiracy to rob;

  • R v. B and others, Woodgreen CC. As leading counsel secured acquittal of a young defendant accused of conspiracy to rob and firearms offences involving rival gangs;

  • R v MT and others, Woodgreen CC. Instructed as leading counsel in allegation of conspiracy to rob and multiple point blank discharge of a firearm;

  • R v. S and others, Chelmsford CC. Instructed in the largest ever prosecution of illegal steroids mounted in the UK.