Michael Brady QC

Door Tenant


Michael undertakes all aspects of serious crime including homicide, violence, sexual offences, large scale drugs conspiracies, fraud and firearms offences.

Michael also practises from 18 St. John Street Manchester.

Notable cases

R v W, 2018

Case involving an uninsured driver who caused the death of one spectator of an unauthorised “Car Meet” event and the serious injury of 4 others. The defendant lost control whilst attempting to ‘drift’ a vehicle he was unfamiliar with, mounted the pavement, striking the spectators and fled the scene. Manchester Crown Court

R v H & ors, 2018

Counsel for the defence in a terrorist trial in which it was alleged the Defendant was a leading member of a proscribed organisation which was behind a plot to kill a serving MP & police officer. Central Criminal Court.

R v I, 2018

Instructed to defend a youth charged with murder.

R v Y, 2018

Instructed to defend one of a large number of defendants charged with cash in transit robberies.

R v A, 2017

Instructed to prosecute a serving police officer charged with attempting to rape his wife, also a serving police officer.

R v N, 2017

Instructed to prosecute a man for the repeated rape of his wife over the course of a 20-year marriage.

R v B, 2017

Instructed to prosecute a man charged with sexually assaulting members of his wife’s family by inserting, with their ostensible consent, hypodermic needles into their genitalia.

R v L & ors, 2017

Instructed to defend one of a number of defendants in a large conspiracy to supply class ‘A’ drugs.

R v D, 2017

Instructed to defend a man charged with historical repeated rape of a childhood friend, who had severe medical difficulties. A particularly challenging case.

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PROFILE: Michael Brady QC

Year called






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Financial Crime

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Fraud, Bribery & Corruption

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Sexual offences

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Serious Crime


020 7489 2727


LL.B (Hons) Manchester

BVC, Inns of Court School of Law


Criminal Bar Association

Northern Circuit

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