Edward Renvoize

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Edward is one of the most able juniors in East Anglia, both defending and prosecuting. He is highly regarded by both judges and other advocates. In court he has an easy-going manner which juries find attractive. Extremely driven, a real star, and undoubtedly destined for the top.

a highly skilled cross-examiner and very impressive on his feet.

Legal 500 (2022) Ranked: Crime (Regional Bar) [Tier 1]
Edward Renvoize

Personal profile

Edward Renvoize has been a specialist Crime practitioner for 18 years and is consistently ranked in the Legal 500 as a leading junior. He has substantial experience of dealing with medical experts ranging from psychiatrists to paediatricians.

Ed is sought after for his ability in Business Crime & Fraud and is known for his ability to present complex financial information in a readily understandable format.

Alongside this practice Ed is often instructed as leading junior in Serious & Organised Crime matters of the utmost seriousness, complexity or gravity, in particular those involving Murder & Manslaughter, Sexual Offences and Drugs Offences.

A significant number of his recent instructions have seen him in opposition to Queen’s Counsel.

Recommendations

Edward is one of the most able juniors in East Anglia, both defending and prosecuting. He is highly regarded by both judges and other advocates. In court he has an easy-going manner which juries find attractive. Extremely driven, a real star, and undoubtedly destined for the top.

a highly skilled cross-examiner and very impressive on his feet.

― Legal 500 (2022) Ranked: Crime (Regional Bar) [Tier 1]

In court he is simply one of the most impressive juniors currently practising in East Anglia.

― Legal 500 (2021) Ranked: Crime (Regional Bar) [Tier 1]

Crime

Ed accepts instructions in all criminal matters on both a private and publicly funded basis. He represents diverse clients from company directors to children. He is sought after as a leading junior for both the prosecution and defence and has a wealth of experience in dealing with vulnerable clients and witnesses. His sensible advice in matters of commercial sensitivity has garnered praise from those instructing.

Featured cases

Serious Violence and Homicide

  • R v FK (2022) – Instructed in relation to the attempted murder of child in broad daylight in a busy street.
  • R v DT (20210 – Instructed in relation to the murder of an NHS worker by gang at the start of the pandemic lockdown.
  • R v LS (2021) – Instructed in relation to the causing or allowing death of a child.

Serious Sexual Offences

  • R v CM (2021) – Instructed in relation to the non-recent rape and associated offences against numerous family members by a father.
  • R v JF – Instructed in relation to multiple offences against pupils by a housemaster of a private school in the 1980’s and 1990’s.
  • R v JH (2019) – Instructed in relation to the rape and other offences against children by the officer in charge of children’s home.

Economic Crime and Drugs

  • R v PF (2021) – Instructed in relation to POCA proceedings arising from a large fraud by a company director.
  • R v CW and others (2020) – Instructed in relation to a huge conspiracy to burgle with in excess of 100 premises targeted over three counties.
  • R v BS and others (2020) – Instructed in relation to an investment fraud and associated money laundering across multiple jurisdictions.
  • Operation Triangle (2014) – Instructed for the defence of a chartered accountant alleged to have perpetrated a VAT fraud for eight years.

Reported Cases

  • R v Bazegurore [2020] EWCA Crim 375 – totality of sentencing for people trafficking and relevance of sentences imposed in foreign jurisdiction.
  • R v Hewitt [2020] EWCA Crim 1247 – disclosure and abuse of process in non-recent sexual offending within a children’s’ home.
  • R v Coker [2019] EWCA Crim 420 – appropriate directions in drug supply cases, corrections required to legal practitioner texts.
  • R v Obasi [2014] EWCA Crim 581 – Sentencing in possession with intent to supply; young offenders.
  • R v Okedere and others [2014] EWCA Crim 228 – Absent defendants and other issues pertaining to POCA proceedings.
  • R v Walters [2013] EWCA Crim 1361 – Cash-in-transit robbery sentencing; DNA evidence.
  • R v Garforth [2011] EWCA Crim 136 (and see ‘Banks on Sentence’) – Affray sentencing.

See our Crime team.

Education

  • BA, London School of Economics
  • BVC, Inns of Court School of Law: Very competent

Professional appointments

  • CPS Panel Advocate (Grade 4)
  • Serious and Organised Criminal Specialist Panel (Grade 4)
  • Rape and Serious Sexual Offences Specialist Panel (Grade 4)
  • Recorder (2020)

Memberships

  • CBA
  • South Eastern Circuit