Aron Rollin

year of call :

2004

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Organised Crime

Very experienced in all areas of customs and excise cases, especially drug importation and people smuggling cases and the biggest Cannabis importation in British history. Has been instructed in numerous SOCA cases and since the inception of SOCPA agreements has represented the interests of those who have sought the protection of such agreements.

R v L, Maidstone CC, representing alleged lead organiser in National Crime Agency biggest current drug prosecution.

R v Suchy & Ors; Woolwich CC, represented one of those charged in the test case for Metropolitan Police’s new people smuggling task force. Instructed to represent in upcoming linked matters.

R v. McDonald & Ors, Birmingham CC [2008]. Junior Counsel in largest ever conspiracy to import cannabis into UK; more than 80 tonnes imported using commercial shipping companies. Prosecution relied largely upon transcripts of overseas mobile telephone conversations.

R v Morris, Maidstone CC [2010]. Represented prison officer charged as part of largest ever investigation of smuggling of drugs into British prisons. Case widely reported.