Puneet Grewal

Introduction

Puneet is instructed as sole and junior counsel in a wide range of serious and sensitive cases  - including defending allegations of terrorism, sexual offences, robbery, drug offences and conspiracy to commit GBH.

Background and expetise

Puneet has experience defending and prosecuting in a wide range of criminal cases and is known for her skilled advocacy, meticulous attention to detail, case preparation and sound tactical judgment.

She has experience representing young and vulnerable clients and is able to provide advice at the earliest possible juncture.

Notable cases

R v Towndrow, 2017

Chelmsford Crown Court. Secured the acquittal of a man charged with controlling and coercive behaviour in an intimate or family relationship, and religiously aggravated assault by beating.

R v Farooq, 2017
Birmingham Crown Court. Multi-handed trial involving possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life, affray, and having an offensive weapon.

Read more Notable cases

R v Ismail, 2016
Kingston Crown Court. Led junior in a terrorism trial involving three defendants charged with preparing for acts of terrorism and failing to disclose information. See ITV News article.
R v Daniel, 2016
Snaresbrook Crown Court. Defendant acquitted of false imprisonment, common assault and theft.
R v Hayward, 2017
Acquitted of two counts of racially aggravated intentional harassment, alarm or distress.
R v Kensit, 2017
Court of Appeal. Successfully appealed against a sentence imposed for dangerous driving and failing to surrender.
R v Khan, 2016
Kingston Crown Court. Defendant acquitted of robbery and common assault.
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PROFILE: Puneet Grewal

"An excellent junior with a varied practice spanning all areas of criminal defence. She attracts praise for her advocacy style and her client-handling skills."

Year called

2010

Specialisms

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Crime

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Confiscation / POCA

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Extradition

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Fraud, Bribery & Corruption

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Road traffic

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Sexual offences

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Terrorism

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Disciplinary

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Licensing

Contact

020 7489 2727

Education

LLM, King’s College London, 2013

BVC, The College of Law, 2010

Graduate Diploma in Law, The College of Law, 2009

BSc, Politics & Sociology, Brunel University, 2008

Memberships

The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, Criminal Bar Association, South Eastern Circuit , Young Legal Aid Lawyers

Appointments

Grade 1 prosecutor

Local councilor (elected 2014)

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