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Anthony Morris

  • Year of call: 1986



Tony has specialised in criminal law for his entire career.  Much sought after by clients who instruct him time and time again due to his skillful manner, he acts solely for defendants in the full spectrum of serious crime cases.

Lecture Experience:

Tony lectures in criminal law, both as part of the Kenworthy's Chambers seminar series and also in-house at solicitors' firms.

Reported Cases

Notable Cases - Crime:

  • R v Barber : S.18, Dangerous Provisions
  • R v Bastick : Possession of Class A with Intent; issue small amount of heroin but very large amount of bulking agent, whether the R v Auton principles had any application to Class A drugs.
  • R v Bradley : S.18, defendant drove a car along the pavement injuring 20 people
  • R v Farid : Conspiracy t Supply Class A Drugs
  • R v Hall : VAT Fraud, said by the Crown to have been the largest importation of cigarettes to date
  • R v Astles : Death by Dangerous Driving
  • R v Bowers : Conspiracy to burgle and consequent car ringing
  • R v Costello : Robbery; issue facial mapping as the only evidence
  • R v Muzaffer : Acquittal in Attempted Murder, Possession of Firearm ith Intent
  • R v O'Sullivan : Possession of Firearms and Silencer
  • R v McClaren : Transportation of firearms between Manchester and Leeds; issues of voice identification
  • R v Walsh : Acquitted of Attempted Murder, convicted of S.47
  • R v Walker : Acquitted of Attempted Murder, convicted of S.18
  • R v Aitken : Fraud involving payment of high value cash by forged cheques
  • R v Applegate : Acquitted of Attempted Murder where evidence relied heavily on forensic evidence relating to the transference of blood

Notable Cases - Sexual Offences

  • (R v Farrar (2016) - Defended client charged with 41 child sexual abuse offences from 19 different girls. Press coverage
  • R v Love : Historic sexual abuse
  • R v Loader : Historic sexual abuse
  • R v Tyrell : Historic sexual abuse; issue successful excluded full confession
  • R v Alamgir : Acquittal for rape of a juvenile male seeking asylum in Local Authority care
  • R v Canning : Historic sexual abuse
  • R v Tweedale : Rape

Notable cases - Mental Health Crime

  • R v Atkinson : Arson with Intent to Endanger Life, mental health issues

Professional Memberships & Publications