Warwick Aleeson is a highly experienced trial advocate with over 25 years' experience defending in the most serious criminal cases. He specialises in cases of homicide, high end multi-handed drug conspiracies, complex fraud matters (including money laundering, tax evasion and confiscation proceedings) and serious crime. Warwick regularly appears as a leading junior.
Warwick combines his meticulous approach to case preparation and a natural flair for advocacy with a robust and fierce defence of his client’s case, ensuring that each client is represented to the highest possible standards. His high acquittal rate reflects his hard work and commitment to every case he is instructed in.
Warwick’s analytical abilities give him an excellent grasp of complex banking, Encrochat, telephone and cell site data. He can analyse complex documents and evidence and is able to convert them into readily understandable evidence to present before the jury in support of his client’s case.
Warwick has represented high profile defendants and has successfully overturned convictions in the Court of Appeal.
He has very high standards of client care and ensures both his professional and lay clients are provided with the highest levels of support and commitment throughout the case.
Warwick is qualified to receive instructions in Direct Access cases and he undertakes both private client and legal aid work.
- Criminal Bar Association of England and Wales
- "Warwick is an exceptional barrister with a keen eye for detail." Legal 500 2023, Crime
- "Warwick is an extremely hard working and able leading junior. Traditional and hugely effective approach and highly respected in court. He is a solicitor's favourite." Legal 500 2022, Crime
- ''He has superb analytical abilities which give him an excellent grasp of complex material including telephone and cell data. He can analyse complex documents and evidence and is able to convert them into readily understandable evidence to present before the jury in the support of his client’s case. He has an excellent client manner.'' Legal 500 2021