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Narinder Sekhon

Year of call:
2000
Education:
LLB (Hons) Law
Bar Vocational Course (Manchester)

Narinder Sekhon’s practice reflects a mixture of criminal matters, and he undertakes both prosecution and defence work.  Throughout his career, Narinder has acquired specialised knowledge of matters involving cell-site analysis involving mobile-phone technology, scrutinising forensic accounts, DNA evidence, and analysing specialist medical reports.

“Winning legal arguments is his forte… Mr Sekhon fights tooth and nail for his clients. “A closing-speech specialist.”

Notable cases

  • R v Hafeez 2014 – Child-grooming and sexual activity with a child under the age of 16. Only acquittal in a 6-handed, 12-count case.
  • R v B Samra 2014 – A ‘cash for crash’ fraud involving 50 defendants concerning bogus claims for personal injuries caused in staged car accidents.
  • R v R Akbar 2013 – Sham marriage case involving women acting as brides from Eastern Europe flown to Islamabad for bogus weddings with men who could then apply to live in the UK under European open border laws.
  • R v Margaret Brewer & Others 2013 – Violent disorder and unlawful wounding case involving the use of knuckledusters and knives.
  • Operation Untangle’ R v Ozkan Duyan 2013 – Involving large scale, multimillion pound commercial importation of class A drugs from Holland.
  • R v Akhtar 2012  – Mr Sekhon successfully defended his client whom was accused of a brutal marital rape. The case involved scrutinising the immigration rules on indefinite leave to remain.
  • R v A Khan 2012 – The case concerned over 200 stolen cars which were cut down into individual parts and taken out of the UK to countries like Jordan and Afghanistan.
  • R v Arif 2012 – Involving a transatlantic gun smuggling operation. The gang imported glock 26 pistols and semi-automatic guns concealed within electrical equipment. They were indicted with possessing firearms with intent to endanger life and the importation of firearms. Mr Sekhon successfully argued against the imposition of indeterminate prison sentences.
  • ‘Operation Erasure’ R v Z Mir 2012 – successful defence in a £120million MTIC fraud (carousel fraud).
  • R v Rizvi 2012 – A multimillion pound money laundering operation.
  • R v V Singh 2010/2011 – A people-trafficking case. The allegations were human trafficking, ill and degrading treatment, slave labour, force, deception, threats and exploitation.

Contact Narinder’s clerks

Andrew Thornton on 0113 213 5202

Gina Hawkins on 0113 213 5205

Rebecca Wilson on 0113 213 5203

Hannah Dempsey on 0113 213 5211