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Practice Manager
Maria Rushworth
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Chudi Grant

  • Year of call: 2002



Top Ranked in the Legal 500 2020 & 2021:
Chudi is recommended as Leading Individual in the Legal 500 for his Crime practice, ‘Always well-liked, even by difficult clients.' and ‘He is able to put clients at ease, and works hard to ensure that their case is properly put to the jury.'

Chudi's practice is principally in criminal law.

Top Ranked by Chambers & Partners 2012 - 2014:
Regularly undertakes a broad range of serious crime work, including murder, sexual offences, fraud and money laundering. Chudi Grant wins plaudits for his client care skills. He is visible in the defence of a wide range of cases and is especially useful in matters involving mental health issues. He is well known for his defence work, and he recently acted in R v Azad and Others, a high-profile threat to kill case.

Chudi is regularly instructed by both his professional and lay clients for his experience in dealing with complex and challenging matters requiring detailed analysis and adequate advice.  He prides himself on his client care being second to none.

Lecture Experience:

Chudi regularly presents lectures and is often approached by solicitors to give seminars on a wide range of criminal topics.  He also provides lectures to Greater Manchester Police and universities.

Reported Cases

Serious Crime:

  • R v Brooks (2016) - teenage client involved in affray receives suspended sentence - Press Coverage
  • R v T & Others [2012] - Leading Junior, multi-handed, multi-million pound drugs conspiracy
  • R v Azad & Others [2011] - the so-called 'Harry Potter' case (honour crime)
  • R v Moulton & Others [2011] - Junior to Leading Counsel on multi-handed attempted murder
  • R v Crump [2011] - Substantial drugs hoard
  • R v Joyce & Others [2010] - Reported Court of Appeal case on extended sentences
  • R v S [2010] - Attempted Murder (Kendal's store stabbing)
  • R v Lynch & Others [2010] - Multi-handed street violence
  • R v Scott [2010] - Wounding with Intent, knife attack
  • R v Snabities [2010] - Prolific burglary
  • R v Ablett [2009] - Junior to Leading Counsel on five-handed murder


  • R v Grewal & Others [2011] - Multi-million pound money laundering and drugs

Sex Offences:

  • R v Martin & Others [2011] - Successful defence in multi-handed rape
  • R v Mohammed & Others [2010] - Successful defence in multi-handed gang violence
  • R v Tracey & Others [2010] - Successful defence in multi-handed rape
  • R v Parkin [2010] - Succesful defence of registered childminder
  • R v Jones [2007] - False allegation of rape (so-called lovesick lesbian case)

Professional Memberships & Publications