Andrew Vout Q.C.

Andrew is a specialist in criminal law. A most sought-after and able leading barrister, he is a formidable jury advocate, tactically astute, and known for the pursuit of the fine detail of his cases. He practices mainly in the Crown Court, appellate courts, and Court Martial. Andrew is also instructed in advisory work, inquests and coronial law.

Andrew is instructed in cases of the utmost complexity and sensitivity.

Particularly noted for his thorough preparation and ability to master complicated cases, Andrew is highly regarded for his excellent tactical skills and presentation. 

Andrew’s client and witness care is first class. He is often instructed on a privately funded basis.

Andrew Vout Q.C.

Inn: Gray’s Inn
Degree: LLB Law (Hons)


Midland Circuit, Criminal Bar Association

Solicitors and other practising lawyers are invited to contact the clerks on: +44 (0)115 824 9090

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Recent Cases

B: [Murder]
M: [Murder]
Y: [Child sexual abuse]
D: [Murder]
T: [Drugs conspiracy]

W [Kidnap, Robbery]
A: [Terrorism]
M: [Conspiracy to supply firearms]
A: [Death by dangerous driving]
J: [Rape; serial rapist]
L: [Rape; taxi driver accused]

N-T [Murder] complex issues of secondary liability
E [‘County lines’ drugs conspiracy]
D [Murder] complex issues of admissibility and bad character, for which Andrew was awarded a CCP Commendation
N [Murder] complex issues of secondary liability/joint enterprise
G [Rape] complex issues of admissibility
W [s.18, false imprisonment] Torture of vulnerable youth
B [Rape] whilst complainant heavily intoxicated
C [Sexual abuse, care home, elderly complainant] 
P: [Modern Slavery]

C [Rape, date rape] successful s.41 application
M-C [s.18 Wounding with intent] identification, exclusion s.78
K [Historic abuse of boys by teacher]
T [Death by dangerous driving] complex expert evidence re drugs, impact
E [‘County lines’ drugs conspiracy]
B [Manslaughter] medical experts re causation
H [Serial sex abuse] cross admissions, admissibility
C [historic sexual abuse] successful abuse of process argument, case stayed
E [manslaughter] one punch, medical experts re causation

H [Murder, assist offender]
T [‘County lines’ drugs conspiracy]
H [Large VAT fraud]