Ramin is a leading junior, with extensive experience in murder and other homicide cases. Ramin also practises in police disciplinary hearings, fatal road traffic accidents and large scale drugs and firearm conspiracies.
MURDER & OTHER HOMICIDE OFFENCES
Ramin has acted in numerous murder trials including multi-handed gang and drug related murders, killings within a context of domestic violence, women killing their male partner or co-habitees, and stranger killings.
Ramin has also acted in numerous cases of manslaughter, attempted murder, and conspiracy to murder.
Ramin represents police officers facing gross misconduct proceedings at all levels including those arising out of a death in police custody, the use of force and matters of honesty and integrity.
Ramin specialises in defending and prosecuting cases where self-defence is an issue. He has particular knowledge of the practical and technical aspects of violent confrontation and accompanying legal considerations. He has frequently successfully advanced and challenged defences where use of weapons (e.g. knife, machete, glass), natural weapons (e.g. biting, headbutting, kicking) and preemptive strikes have been deployed.
FATAL ROAD TRAFFIC CASES
Ramin receives instructions in insurance backed motoring cases and has experience in both defending and prosecuting cases involving fatal road traffic accidents, involving death by dangerous driving and death by careless driving.
Experienced in prosecuting and defending on challenging cases such as firearms distribution, large-scale drug operations and violent crime, including homicide. He has also represented police officers in both criminal courts and disciplinary tribunals. He has further expertise in road traffic fatality cases.
Strengths: "A formidable and no-nonsense advocate. He is a go-to for complex work."
Crime (General and Fraud)
‘He demonstrates exceptional attention to detail, higlighting the nuances that prove critical.'
"Conscientious, tenacious and dedicated."
Extremely experienced in prosecuting and defending challenging matters such as firearms distribution, large-scale drug operations and violent crime, including homicide. Pakrooh also has experience representing police officers in both criminal courts and disciplinary tribunals. He also has expertise in road traffic fatality cases.
"He is one of the best prepared barristers I have ever met and is able to communicate directly, clearly and concisely. He is a formidable advocate and clients are always entirely assured that he is doing everything that he can on their behalf. Gets excellent results." "One of the finest legal minds around."
Recent work: Defended a woman charged with murder, who stabbed her male flatmate after being badly beaten by him.
Highly recommended for murder trials.
Junior - Band 2
Extremely experienced in prosecuting and defending challenging matters such as firearms distribution, large-scale drug operations and violent crime, including homicide. Pakrooh also has experience representing police officers in both criminal courts and disciplinary tribunals.
Strengths: "He is an extremely effective junior."
‘Never intimidated in court by counterparts or judges.’
Junior - Band 2
Extremely experienced in prosecuting and defending challenging matters such as firearms distribution, large-scale drug operations and violent crime, including homicide.
'An amazingly convincing advocate.'
Junior - Band 2
Has a dedicated defence practice, with particular expertise in drugs, firearm conspiracies and violent crime cases. He comes recommended for his advocacy style and efficiency.
Strength: "He has the most appealing way with words and juries really listen to what he has to say."
'He has a way with juries'.
Leading Junior - Band 2
A defence specialist with considerable expertise in violent crime cases. He is also noted for his expertise in high-profile drugs and firearms cases.
Expertise: "He has a seductive way with the jury."
Recent work: Defended in an armed robbery and a case of Section 18 GBH.
Leading juniors - ‘A defence practitioner who specialises in violent crime, firearms offences and large-scale drugs cases’
Combines the grit and graft of a real fighter with a very sleek style of advocacy. His caseload is focused on violent crime, drug and firearm conspiracy cases.
Expertise: "Ramin Pakrooh is the epitome of the swan; seemingly effortlessly graceful on the surface while powering away below. His calm manner with clients, witnesses and juries alike is much more powerful than it appears on the surface."
Ramin Pakrooh focuses his practice on violent crime. Sources suggest that he is "a good-quality advocate with a very bright future."
Other recommended individuals include Ramin Pakrooh, who is noted for his 'clarity of thought, good communication skills, and tenacity'.
Ramin Pakrooh attracts praise for his "pleasant yet forceful" court manner. Sources note he is "not frightened of arguing points with judges, however unpopular those points may be." Key matters have included defending against charges of sexual assault, murder and violent disorder.
Ramin Pakrooh is 'exceptional at representing difficult clients'.
The "thorough and client-friendly" Ramin Pakrooh's particular area of expertise is in cases concerning self-defence.
Ramin Pakrooh is 'highly articulate and a very determined and thorough advocate'.
Ramin Pakrooh's defence practice is highly regarded. He is "a fiery advocate and always well prepared."
Ramin Pakrooh enjoys a reputation for successful defence work.
Ramin Pakrooh is praised as "a highly effective strategist who regularly gets results." "A strong defence advocate who makes powerful and perceptive closing speeches, he engages even the most sceptical juries."