The secure CJSM email is:

jeffrey.yearwood@1mcb.cjsm.net

Jeffrey practises exclusively as a defence advocate in the Crown Court, principally on the South Eastern Circuit.

He practises in all areas of criminal law and has a particular expertise in serious assaults, sex offences, drug trafficking, proceeds of crime and fraud cases.

Jeffrey was called to the Bar in 1975 and is a member of Inner Temple. He has practised solely as a defence barrister for over 40 years. He currently holds a part-time judicial appointment as a recorder. Jeffrey is a certified pupil supervisor.

His significant cases include representing the Commission for Racial Equality in the Stephen Lawrence Enquiry.

Crime

Jeffrey practises in all areas of criminal law and has a particular expertise in serious assaults, sex offences, drug trafficking, proceeds of crime and fraud cases. With over 40 years’ experience at the bar and sitting as a recorder, Jeffrey offers a wealth of experience.

Recent cases

Murder Cases

  • R v OB & Others – Multi handed murder at Central Criminal Court;
  • R v H & 21 Others – Junior being led by John Benson QC in a multi handed knife murder at Central Criminal Court;
  • R v B – Attempted murder at Luton Crown Court;
  • R v OB & Others – Retrial on a multi handed murder at Central Criminal Court.

Sexual Offence Cases

  • R v NP – Allegations of rape at Croydon Crown Court;
  • R v M & Others – Allegations of gang rape at Croydon Crown Court;
  • R v S & Others – Allegations of rape at Oxford Crown Court;
  • R v M – Allegations of rape at Woolwich Crown Court.

Money Laundering & Deception Cases

  • R v T & Others – Leading junior on a four-month multi handed deception at Leicester Crown Court;
  • R v E – Large scale obtaining by deception at Central Criminal Court;
  • R v A & Others – three-week large theft at Southwark Crown Court;
  • R v JA – four-week deception at Croydon Crown Court;
  • R v CL & Others – two-month multi handed conspiracy at Wood Green Crown Court;
  • R v U & Others – three-week multi handed importation with intent to supply class A at Croydon Crown Court;
  • R v GR – Importation with intent to supply class A at Isleworth Crown Court;
  • R v G & Others – Fraud at Maidstone Crown Court.

Offences of Violence including Firearms

  • R v A – Robbery at Wood Green Court;
  • R v H & Others – Multi handed violent disorder at Croydon Crown Court;
  • R v S – GBH at Isleworth Crown Court;
  • R v G & Others – Multi handed four-week armed robbery at Wood Green Crown Court;
  • R v K – 7 day GBH at Wood Green Crown Court;
  • R v B & Others – Multi-handed violent disorder at Croydon Crown Court.

Hobbies & interests

Interests include Grand Prix racing, cricket and tennis.

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