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5 St. Andrew's Hill
London, Greater London,EC4V 5BZ
At 5 St Andrew's Hill we always seek to provide an individual service for our clients. We are committed to ensuring a close relationship exists between the clients and their barrister. This involves a strong working relationship between clerks and barristers t... more.
5 St Andrew's Hill Gary Pons Gary Pons Gary has significant experience in all areas of criminal law. He has both prosecuted and defended in many serious cases including, murder, rape, serious fraud and one of the largest people trafficking cases to be tried in the United Kingdom. He has expertise in all matters of asset recovery, from cash forfeiture to restraint, confiscation and enforcement. Gary is experienced in regulatory work in Magistrates Court. He has appeared for local authorities and defendants in matters as wide ranging as environmental prosecutions, trademark and copyright, trade descriptions, and fire safety prosecutions. Gary has appeared for requested persons in Extradition cases in both the Magistrates Court and the High Court, including cases of Murder, People Trafficking, and Fraud. He has experience of prosecutions under the Consumer Credit Act 1974. He has defended local authorities in County Court proceedings. Gary regularly advises in relation to prison law and has particular expertise in the area of parole. Gary joined Chambers from a solicitors' firm where he was employed as an in-house advocate. Gary has recently lectured on the following subjects: Gary is able to be instructed directly by members of the public.
5 St Andrew's Hill Gary Pons Gary both prosecutes and defends in all types of criminal cases. He has experience in serious cases including, murder, rape, people trafficking, and serious offences against the person. Gary regularly appears for the Metropolitan Police in relation to cash forfeiture proceedings and has appeared for the Serious and Organised Crime Agency and the Assets Recovery Agency as well as for Revenue and Customs. Gary joined Chambers from a solicitors' firm where he was employed as an in-house advocate.
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Gary Pons | Barristers chambers in London - 5 St. Andrew's Hill Barristers > Gary Pons Gary Pons Gary is a hard working barrister who is easily able to adapt to the ever changing legal landscape. Gary has throughout his entire career appeared for both prosecution and defence in criminal cases. He is regularly described as a firm but fair prosecutor, but is equally skilled in defending cases where his approach is characterised by its careful planning and measured execution. His practise has developed over the years so that it now includes areas such as Asset Forfeiture, Extradition and Civil. Gary regularly provides lectures and seminars on a variety of subjects. Gary is a specialist in the field of asset forfeiture and confiscation. He regularly acts for the Receiver in enforcement hearing in the High Court. He has particular expertise in the relation to both confiscation and enforcement concerning matrimonial property and he has recently lectured on this subject. Gary regularly appears on behalf of a variety of police forces in applications for the forfeiture of cash under POCA. Business Crime Crime Gary is a barrister who acts for both the prosecution and defence in criminal cases. He is a grade 3 prosecutor and approved rape counsel. He has particular experience in prosecuted money laundering and fraud cases. Gary has recently prosecuted a large multi handed car ringing case. Gary has represented defendants throughout his career at the bar. He has acted in the most serious of criminal cases including as junior counsel in allegation of murders and conspiracy to murder and appearing alone in relation to an attempted murder. Gary left the Bar in 2002 for an eighteen month period during which he was employed in house by McCormacks Solicitors. In his time there he became an accredited police station representative. He has gone on to use this to become one of the first barristers in England and Wales to be placed on the Duty Solicitor Scheme. International, Extradition, Immigration Gary is an experienced extradition practitioner. He was junior counsel for the third appellant Rozanski in the recent Supreme Court case of Pomiechowski and others. Gary represented a defendant in a large scale and international people trafficking case as junior counsel in 2005 and then represented the same defendant nearly six years later in extradition proceedings where his extradition was sought by France. Gary successfully argued that the double jeopardy rule prevented his extradition. Gary has also appeared in a number of High Court Appeals. Regulatory, Disciplinary Gary has experience in regulatory work in the Magistrates Court. He has appeared for local authorities in matters as wide ranging as environmental prosecutions, trademark and copyright, trade descriptions. He has represented corporate defendant in relation to offences under the consumer protection from unfair trading regulations. He has represented defendants in fire safety prosecutions and in tree preservation cases.
Gary Pons was prosecution counsel and the defendant was sentenced to 7 years imprisonment.