Andrew Espley both defends and prosecutes serious criminal cases.

Andrew has appeared on both sides in five attempted murders over two years. He has also led for the Crown in a five week two handed murder.

His work includes complicated fraud cases, allegations of grave sexual misconduct and large-scale drugs conspiracies. He is increasingly sought after as leading counsel both defending and prosecuting.


CPS historic child rape.

Defence sexual assault.

CPS drugs supply.

Defence sentence. D caught on yacht with 1,237 kilos of cocaine.

CPS attempted murder.

Defence murder (led by Richard Barraclough KC).

CPS sexual abuse of daughters by father.

Defence s.18 (retrial).

CPS attempted murder (defendant agreed to be not guilty by reason of insanity).

CPS teacher grooming pupil.

Additional Information

  • CPS Grade 4 Prosecutor
  • Approved Pupil Supervisor

  • Central Criminal Court Bar Mess
  • Central London Bar Mess
  • South Eastern Circuit

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