GREG KRIEGER

 

Call Date: 2005

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Specialist criminal defence barrister  whose practice spans the following areas:

Financial Crime

General Crime

Regulatory

 

Experienced in matters involving serious violence, drug trafficking and fraud (including related ancillary proceedings).

Expertise in regulatory work including health and safety regulation, sports law, consumer protection and trading standards.

Niche road traffic practice in Magistrates’ court.

 

Recent cases include:

 

1)     Financial Crime:

 

R v. M [2016] 6 weeks alleged mortgage fraud, Southwark CC, led junior,

R v. R  [2016] Head of school department alleged to have defrauded school, 2 weeks trial ILCC, junior alone

R. v M [2015] Benefit fraud - £100,000s Harrow CC, junior alone

R. v M [2015] Operation Villalot, 8 week mortgage fraud, Southwark CC, led junior

R. v F [2014] £75,000 benefit fraud, Harrow CC, junior alone

R. v O [2014] Multiple passport and identity card frauds, two trials, Woolwich CC, junior alone

R. v M [2012] crash for cash conspiracy to defraud at Southwark CC, junior alone

R. v E [2011] Operation Pylon, VHCC mortgage fraud allegation, Mold CC, junior alone

 

 

2)     General Crime:

 

R v. S [2017] Alleged wholesale distribution of heroin and cocaine in Portsmouth by Manchester gang, Portsmouth CC, junior alone

R v. W [2016] Historic buggery by housemaster, St Albans CC, junior alone

R v. D [2016] Alleged possession of firearm with intent to endanger life, Harrow CC, junior alone

R v L [2016] Alleged wholesale distribution of heroin and cocaine in Basingstoke by London gang, Winchester CC, junior alone

R v. D [2016] Alleged attempted murder, stabbing of partner by abused spouse ILCC, junior alone

R. v D [2014] Alleged importation of hundreds of tonnes of cocaine off the Scottish coast. Leeds CC, led junior

R. v B [2014] Operation Axiom, 8 week conspiracy to rob at the Central criminal court, led junior

R. v B [2014] Alleged conspiracy to supply tonnes of cocaine across Southern England, 8 week trial at Winchester CC, led junior

R. v S [2013] Alleged conspiracy to kidnap and blackmail, 7 week trial at Croydon CC, led junior

R. v H [2013] Importation of multiple kilos of cannabis, Harrow CC, junior alone

R. v O [2013] One of the first prosecutions under the current legislation of people trafficking from Nigeria, Isleworth CC, led junior

 

3)     Regulatory:

 

LB Islington v M [2014] Alleged breaches of food safety regulations against company director and the company

M v HMRC [2012] 5 day appeal against the withholding of £500,000 of VAT in alleged MTIC fraud in the VAT tribunal

A v City of London [2013] various appeals for renewal of taxi licenses