Our Criminal Law Experts
Moss & Co have over 25 years criminal law expertise. The firm was set up to specialise in serious crime. We have defended, and won, the most serious cases. Our criminal defence solicitors work tirelessly for their clients.
We do all we can to push the boundaries in criminal defence and to find new arguments and expert evidence. Moss & Co criminal defence solicitors will always fight fearlessly for their clients best interests and will not leave any stone unturned in pursuing their case
Gilbert Spurling is a partner, higher court advocate and criminal solicitor with extensive experience of criminal defence work at all levels. You will find some of his recent cases here. Gil is a true specialist and his criminal defence work ranges from murders and conspiracy to murder, through complex and serious frauds, to high value thefts, assaults, money laundering and complicated drugs conspiracies including many county lines cases. In some cases Gil acts as both litigator, preparing the case, and as the advocate at trial. He initially trained as a barrister and so is very aware of the way cases present at trial. Recent cases include defending in several murder cases, international frauds, high value drugs conspiracies, the blockade of an arms fair, firearms offences, arson and a murder case arising out of the killing of an informer.
Hugo Whalley is a committed criminal lawyer working closely with Gil. He will soon conclude his training. He is fully Police Station Accredited and has experience defending a wide range of criminal matters in the police station, Magistrates and Crown Courts. Hugo has also gained valuable litigation experience in housing. He will be continuing his work at Moss & Co when he qualifies and then aims to develop his advocacy skills..
David Barnett David works in the criminal and housing departments. He is a Trainee Solicitor and Accredited Police Station Representative. He assists Gil with the conduct of criminal cases, helping in the preparation of defences to charges in both the Magistrates and Crown courts, as well as general casework. He also assists Narinder in the housing department, working on housing cases against local authorities and private landlords focusing mainly on disrepair, possession proceedings and homelessness. Aside from his work in the office, David regularly attends police stations to provide representation to clients.
Venessa Mullings is a Solicitor and magistrates court and police station expert.
Vennesa works with Narinder in the Housing Department defending possession claims and bringing homelessness appeals. She also has expertise in Benefits Appeals Tribunal cases and criminal case advocacy.
Bronte Modeste is passionate about using the law to fight injustice. Bronte is a Trainee Solicitor. She will undertake training as an accredited police station representative and assist senior solicitors in the conduct of criminal cases.