Andrew Jefferies QC has an entirely defence-based practice, dominated by cases of homicide and serious sexual offences. He has particular experience of cases involving joint enterprise and is regularly instructed in multi-defendant murder cases.
Andrew has undertaken fraud cases with an international element and met with great success. He is often instructed in cases involving complex expert evidence.
Andrew lectures extensively on criminal law and his legal expertise underpins the top class advocacy for which he has been lauded. His peers, instructing solicitors and opponents alike acknowledge his superb preparation and “fantastic courtroom presence.”
Notable cases include: The “Blue Lagoon” Murder (involving a vulnerable adult and the concealment of a body); R v G and R (a legal challenge involving the concept of recklessness; R v L (overlapping jurisdiction of the criminal and family courts), R v Clift (a rare case involving double jeopardy); R v Saint (a legal argument on bad character in the context of a rape trial).