Anthony Abell

Year of Call: 1977  Recorder: 2003  


Anthony Abell specialises in cases of serious crime with an emphasis on fraud.

By way of example, he has led for the defence in a lengthy Serious Fraud Office prosecution. He recently defended, as a junior, a solicitor charged with fraud on the Legal Aid Board, and thefts from the client account. He has led for the prosecution in several fraud trials, including mortgage fraud. He has defended and prosecuted several fraudulent trading cases. He has experience of Inland Revenue frauds.

Anthony also regularly acts in cases of murder, manslaughter, rape, armed robbery, perverting the course of justice, drugs manufacture, importation and supply.



  • R v Botham & Ors
  • R v Chandler
  • R v Virgo
  • R v Hall & Ors
  • R v Patel & Gliz



  • R v Feld
  • R v Westwood
  • R v Conlon
  • R v Ash & Ors
  • R v Wilkins
  • R v Furer & Another
  • R v Paris & Ors
  • R v Pearlberg & Ors

Murder & Manslaughter


  • R v Jones & Ors
  • R v Guerreller
  • R v Varathadasan
  • R v Thompson & Ors
  • R v Bailey

Serious Sexual Offences


  • R v Musgrove


  • LLB Hons