Gabriel Adedeji

Year of Call: 2012
Email Address: Gabriel.Adedeji@3pb.co.uk
Telephone: 020 7583 8055

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Overview

Gabriel specialises in Personal Injury and Crime.

Interests

Gabriel enjoys acting (having appeared on stage and television), music (piano, saxophone and singing) and fitness training. He participates in the annual Middle Temple Revels and is the incumbent Director of Music. He is currently learning Arabic and also speaks French and Spanish.

Expertise

  • Personal Injury
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    Gabriel is instructed to attend a variety of Personal Injury and Civil hearings on behalf of both Claimants and Defendants, including but not limited to:

    ● Stage 3 and Infant Settlement Approval hearings

    ● Credit hire

    ● Mortgage Possession hearings

    ● Trials (Liability and Quantum arising from road traffic accidents, consumer credit and contractual disputes)

    ● Bankruptcy petitions

    ● Case Management hearings

    ● Applications for relief from sanctions; and

    ● Interim Application and Interlocutory hearings.

    Gabriel also has experience of Regulatory proceedings, having assisted on several misconduct hearings before the General Dental Council and ACCA during pupillage.

    Gabriel is also instructed in relation to a variety of written work, including drafting pleadings and Advices on Quantum.  His approach to both his advocacy and written work is diligent, passionate and meticulous.

    Following his Masters Degree Gabriel spent 2 years as a County Court Advocate. He has appeared in over 600 hearings for: Mortgage Possession, Charging Orders and Orders for Sale, Landlord and Tenant Disputes, Bankruptcy, Applications for Default and Summary Judgment, Set Asides, Infant Settlement and Stage 3 Hearings, Return of Goods and Consumer Credit Claims, as well as numerous Small Claims trials for contractual disputes, Road Traffic Accidents and private land parking charges.

  • Crime
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    Gabriel takes instructions for specialist prosecutions and private criminal work.

    Before moving to the self-employed Bar, Gabriel worked as in-house prosecution counsel for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (“BIS”); and, later in the Insolvency Service Criminal Enforcement Team. His role involved making and drafting Decisions to Prosecute, advising on evidence and conducting Magistrates’ and Crown Court trial advocacy as necessary.

    His cases of interest include a prosecution for fraudulent trading, a joint HMRC prosecution of four defendants for misconduct in public office, assisting in a prosecution for the charge of acting as a director whilst bankrupt and the subsequent successful confiscation proceedings for £2,000,000.

Academic qualifications

  • LL.M (Queen Mary, University of London) – Merit with thesis Distinction
  • BPTC (College of Law) – Very Competent
  • LL.B (Hons) (College of Law) - 2.1
  • GDL (College of Law) – Commendation
  • BA (Hons) Philosophy & Politics (University of Exeter) - 2.1

Professional bodies

  • Personal Injury Bar Association
  • Criminal Bar Association

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