Jeminipe B. Akin-Olugbade

1998

Jeminipe B. Akin-Olugbade

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“I thought your performance during that difficult trial was absolutely first rate. You clearly worked really hard on it and the work that you put in, in my view, lead to the result that it did.” Judicial comment following acquittal.

“I was very impressed by your level of professionalism, your ability to communicate and breakdown information in layman terms giving rise to the understanding of the law, and your immense skill and accuracy in reaching a positive outcome.” Lay Client comment

Jemi is an exceptional leading junior with significant appellate court experience.  His exclusively defence practice encompasses the full ambit of criminal matters – from murder/manslaughter, grave sexual offences and the supply/importation of drugs by organised crime groups to high-value money laundering and fraud. Jemi has a proven track record attributable to a facility for gaining the confidence and cooperation of lay clients – irrespective of their age, their station, their education or their mental acuity. Jemi has a proactive approach to those instructing him, underlined by a sympathetic understanding of the exigencies of criminal legal aid work. His success is enhanced by his attention to detail and a thorough comprehension and familiarity of prosecution process.

Jemi’s achievements in civil actions against the police emanate from his expertise in the criminal courts allied to a thorough grounding in civil procedure. Civil actions are an arena Jemi occupies with assurance and sound judgment. His accomplishments have sparked a nascent interest in instructions in the Coroner’s Court.

Notable Cases:

R v TS (Conspiracy to possess firearm and ammunition)

R v B (Leading in Supply Class ‘A’ in the context of drug production, duress and modern slavery)

R v S (Murder – junior)

R v G (Conspiracy to Possess Firearm and Conspiracy to Cause GBH in context of police entrapment)

R v H (Leading Conspiracy to supply Class ‘A’ by Organised Crime Group)

R v L (Murder – junior)

Akala v R (CA – reported authority on calculation of intended loss resulting in imposed sentence being halved – cybercrime)