Jonathan Lennon

year of call :

1997

introduction

expertise

cv & downloads

Organised Crime

R v Todd (2015); Canterbury Crown Court.  Appeared for defendant in large scale cigarette smuggling case by defendants involved in haulage industry in North East of England.  Acquitted.

R v Rochford Birmingham Crown Court (2013). Lead counsel representing the main Defendant in a drugs trafficking case involving s a long and complex covert police operation

R v Duffy (2012) Northampton Crown Court. Conspiracy to supply drugs, junior alone.

R v Hussain (2011) Bradford Crown Court. Leading junior representing defendant accused of conspiracy to import guns and ammunition from the USA. http://www.theguardian.com/world/2011/oct/21/gun-smuggling-gang-leaders-jailed

R v Sirignano (2010), Brighton Crown Court. Junior counsel for principal defendant in huge conspiracy to import cocaine case. http://www.theargus.co.uk/news/5421996.Brighton_s_Mr_Big_made___1million_from_drugs__court_told/

R v Saltmarsh (2007) 2 Cr. App. R (S) 99.  Reported appeal case regarding appropriate length of sentence in case involving large scale importation of guns and distribution of drugs.  http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/manchester/5224924.stm

R v Dent (2007) Southampton Crown Court.  Leading junior in a case of large scale cultivation of cannabis.

R v Ellis (2006) Old Bailey.  Junior for defence in multi-handed conspiracy to commit series of armed robberies case. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/london/4770632.stm

R v Durrani (2006) Leeds Crown Court.  Junior in massive heroin distribution case.  http://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/news/latest-news/top-stories/163-7m-drug-plotters-jailed-for-86-years-1-2141733

R v Rahim (2005) Norwich Crown Court.  Junior in murder allegation where Defendant successfully pleaded manslaughter by way of provocation. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/norfolk/4000995.stm

R v H & C [2003] 1 WLR 3306, Times 24th Oct 2003.  This went onto become the leading case on disclosure and PII.