Colin Aylott QC

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Organised Crime

Colin is regularly instructed as leading counsel in significant high profile cases including allegations of kidnapping, drug trafficking and the commercial supply of firearms. Recent instructions include:

R v Quinn  - Instructed as leading counsel to represent one of the alleged ringleaders of a large-scale drug trafficking operation. Described by the Hampshire Police as their largest ever investigation into a drug trafficking gang. BBC News

R v J  - Harrow Crown Court. Conspiracy to supply firearms described as an “assassins kit”.

R v Hyland & Others (Largest ever commercial supply of steroids).

Operation Karnak (£62 million “Flower Gang” conspiracy to supply cannabis).

Operation Leonin (Supply to undercover officers of 300 kilogrammes cocaine).

Commercial armed robbery Operation Mashad & Operation Angeln (both at the Central Criminal Court).

Operation Twin Lakes 2  - “London Fields gang” prosecution linked to the Hoxton drive-by murder trial.