Avirup Chaudhuri is a long standing member of chambers with extensive experience of conducting cases involving serious crime, sometimes instructed by the prosecution but mainly for the defence.
He is regularly instructed for the defence in cases, often multi-handed, involving allegations of serious violence, importing and supplying controlled drugs, armed robbery, sexual offences, money laundering, duty evasion and fraud on individuals and larger bodies including the National Health Service, financial institutions and insurance companies (“crash for cash”).
He also receives instructions from the Crown Prosecution Service. Notably he prosecuted, at first instance and on appeal to the Queen’s Bench Division, cases arising from a demonstration against an army parade in Luton which led to the formation of the English Defence League.
“He both defends and prosecutes challenging cases.“ Legal 500 – 2020
Mr Chaudhuri specialist in criminal law with experience of cases involving full range of criminal offending including drugs, firearms, major fraud and other acquisitive crime, serious violent and sexual offences.
Criminal Bar Association
South Eastern Circuit
Awards, Qualifications & Other
Grade 2 CPS Counsel
LL.B (Hons) London