Anthony Rimmer is a highly experienced barrister who acts solely for the defence.
Anthony’s practise encompasses all aspects of serious crime including homicide, complex fraud, serious sexual offences, drugs and money laundering.
He is instructed as leading counsel in serious cases – notably conspiracy to import and supply class A drugs, firearms, possession of firearms with intent to endanger life, historic sex offence cases and fraud. He has conducted numerous serious sect 18 OAP trials. He has experience dealing with complex and technical evidential issues and expert evidence across a number of fields
In late 2016 Anthony was leading counsel in a well publicised case at Chelmsford Crown Court involving burglars (joint enterprise) who shot a company director – alone in his home when they were disturbed. Anthony has particular expertise in prison law, human rights law and issues of disclosure and confiscation. He also receives instructions on judicial review issues in the Administrative Court.
He also continues to receive instructions in all of the above sub-areas of practice. He has notable reported cases in property law, administrative law and criminal law.
- Gray’s Inn
- Criminal Bar Association
- Called to the Irish Bar (1994)
Awards, Qualifications & Other
Tony Rimmer 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.