Sebastian Winnett

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A dedicated and incisive defence advocate with a practice including fraud, drug, and violent offences, with experience in confiscation and prison law matters.

Before joining chambers Sebastian worked as a senior paralegal for Julian Young & Co Solicitors with a caseload of Criminal, Prison Law and Appeals cases. Sebastian was also the Director of the London Innocence Project, a pro bono organisation dealing with historic appeal cases.

Sebastian has a developing practice in cases requiring cross-examination on issues surrounding police powers and procedure.

Particularly attuned to the requirements of lay and professional clients, Sebastian is regularly instructed in cases involving defendants and witnesses with complex needs.

Winner of the National Criminal Trial Competition 2011.

Member of the Criminal Bar Association.