Michael Rees

Litigation Manager, Crime Department

Michael has over 30 years’ experience in Criminal Law. Defending in cases involving serious criminal allegations, with particular expertise in cases of murder, manslaughter, armed robbery and major drug conspiracies and allegations involving firearms.

Michael has defended in a number of high profile cases in Essex and throughout the UK, Stanstead High jacking, Government Contractor Fraud and Football Violence. In recent years he has developed experience in serious fraud cases and substantial money laundering as well as confiscation and restraint.

Michael is  hard working, committed to winning with tremendous rapport with clients.

Recent notable cases include:

R v M (Manslaughter Armed Robbery – acquittal/re-trial), R v S (Murder involving complex DNA evidence – acquittal), R v A & B (drug gang murder – both defendants acquitted), R v E (multi kilo Class A importation), R v A (fraud conspiracy receiving national press coverage – acquittal)