Yusuf Solley

Call: 2009

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Called in 2009, Yusuf Solley is instructed in all aspects of criminal law.

He defends across the board in terms of serious crime, including murder, complex frauds, multi-handed drug conspiracies, and firearms.

He is an able junior, and has been led by a number of silks across the breadth of offences, including murder, conspiracy to murder, conspiracy to possess drugs and firearms, and in the Court of Appeal. He has significant experience in cases involving gangs, gang related violence, and Organised Crime Networks.

He has a particular expertise in defending youths in murder cases, particularly those with mental health issues such as Autism, ASD, and ADHD.

Find him on twitter as: @SeeYouInCourt1

Some recent cases include:

R v RR [2021] (Multihanded murder, Central Criminal Court)

R v Sefa, [2021] (Murder, Central Criminal Court)

R v CG, [2021] (Multihanded murder, Norwich Crown Court)

R v Mapeza [2020] (Multihanded murder, Central Criminal Court)

R v Noel [2020] (Murder, Isleworth Crown Court)

R v PS [2019] EWCA Crim 2286 (Appeal against murder sentence)

R v Enyiagu [2019] (£25million Fraud, Blackfriars Crown Court)

R v AA [2019] (Multihanded murder, Central Criminal Court)

R v FF [2019] (Section 18, Wood Green Crown Court)

R v Islam [2018] (Multihanded murder, Ipswich Crown Court)

R v Martin [2017] (Multihanded murder, Central Criminal Court)

R v L (Snaresbrook), 12 week firearm conspiracy

Attorney General’s Ref, [2016] EWCA Crim 2022

Skenderi v Italy [2016] EWHC 3051 (Admin)

R v O v [2016] EWCA Crim 395

Opri v Poland, [2015] EWHC 2722 (Admin)

Pulik v Poland [2015] All ER (D) 325 (Feb)[2015] EWHC 974 (Admin)

Sharra v Italy, Successful defence against extradition to Italy

R v M (2016) Newcastle Crown Court, multi handed drugs conspiracy

R v SA (2016) Isleworth Crown Court, serial rape

R v FS (2016) Inner London Crown Court, rape

R v O (2016) Isleworth Crown Court, firearms

R v C (2016) Central Criminal Court Conspiracy to defraud


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