Andrew Vout

Andrew is a specialist in criminal law. A most sought-after and able leading junior barrister, he is a formidable jury advocate, tactically astute, and known for the pursuit of the fine detail of his cases. He defends and prosecutes, often in cases of complexity or sensitivity. Andrew’s practice is not restricted to criminal litigation. He is also instructed in advisory work, inquests and coronial law.

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

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

He is currently instructed in ongoing cases of Terrorism, homicide, and conspiracy to supply firearms.

Andrew Vout

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

W [Kidnap, Robbery]

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] 

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]