Andrew Newton is a highly experienced defence counsel who has acted as leading counsel in cases involving conspiracy to murder, multi count armed robbery and possession of firearms with intent to endanger life.
He has been instructed as junior counsel to Queen’s Counsel in murder cases, conspiracy to murder and other cases such as people trafficking and conspiracy to control prostitution.
In addition he has conducted attempted murder trials acting alone for the defence as well as a wide range of serious trials including multi count violent disorder , conspiracy to commit blackmail and kidnap, large scale importation of class A and class B drugs , causing death by dangerous driving , large scale benefit fraud , conspiracy to burgle and handle stolen goods and numerous cases involving grievous bodily harm with intent.
Criminal Bar Association
Awards, Qualifications & Other
Exeter College, Oxford, MA (OXON)
Andrew Newton is approved to accept instructions direct from international and UK clients on a direct access basis, without the need for a solicitor intermediary in appropriate cases.