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Kerry Moore

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University of Liverpool - 2:1 B.A. Hons

City University - Diploma in Law

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Kerry Moore has experience as a jury advocate at the Crown Court in relation to a wide-range of offences from substantial offences of dishonesty and money-laundering, modern slavery, drug related offences, kidnap, robbery and offences of serious violence, including murder.

Kerry has both legally and tactically sound judgement under pressure and at short notice both before and at trial. He presents cases to juries with a judicious touch and in a way that juries find attractive and understandable.

He always treats clients considerately and with a human touch. Kerry is experienced in assisting defendants suffering from mental health disorders facing criminal prosecution, including for grave matters such as murder, arson and other matters.

Kerry also qualified and practised as a solicitor from 2003, which has provided him with a thorough understanding of the needs of both clients and solicitors from the police station to trial.

Kerry has recently been admitted to prosecute at Grade 2 for the Crown Prosecution Service.

R v S Aylesbury Crown Court (2018)

Allegations of threats to kill and assaults, in which the defendant’s previous conviction for knife point rape was admitted before the jury. Unanimously acquitted. 

R v P Luton Crown Court (2018)

Multi-handed money laundering trial in excess of £100,000 contested trial

R v L and another (2018) Inner London Crown Court

5 week trial – 9 complainants with allegations of multiple modern day slavery offences – unanimously acquitted.

R v O and another (2018) Wood Green Crown Court

Alleged gang-related revenge assault during which the complainant was repeatedly stabbed – Wounding with intent. Defendant named as assailant and admitted presence. Unanimously acquitted

R v K and others (2017) Basildon Crown Court

Multi-handed money laundering trial. Unanimously acquitted.

R v A and others (2017) Chelmsford Crown Court

Conspiracy to murder – alleged organiser of a contract killing team. Led by Gillian Jones QC. Extensive reliance on cell site analysis.

R v O and others (2016) Inner London Crown Court

Multi-handed fraud trial – over 30,000 pages of used evidence. 54 day trial.

R v B (2015) Southwark Crown Court

18 day trial – led junior. Allegations arising from a Maoist cult.16 count indictment - historic offences of rape, sexual assault, child cruelty, assaults and false imprisonment against multiple complainants. Intermediary necessary for main complainant.

R v A and others (2015) Snaresbrook Crown Court

4 week trial – multi-handed conspiracy to supply class A drugs.

R v S and others (2014) Maidstone Crown Court

30 day trial. Represented first defendant of 9 defendants in allegation of violent disorder.

R v T and others (2014) Maidstone Crown Court

Multi-handed murder trial, including GBH with intent offence relating to the surviving witness to events. 56 day trial led by QC– cut-throat defence run by co-defendants. The case involved expert evidence, including blood spatter evidence. 

R v Z and others (2014) Maidstone Crown Court

Multi-handed murder trial led by QC. Represented 15 year old defendant in cut-throat trial, in which the victim was said to have been lured to a secluded beach to be beaten to death with baseball bats.


Mr Kerry Moore is regulated by the Bar Standards Board, holds a current practising certificate and his details can be found on the BSB’s Barrister Register https://www.barstandardsboard.org.uk/regulatory-requirements/the-barristers'-register/

Mr Kerry Moore holds insurance cover for all legal services supplied through professional indemnity insurance with the Bar Mutual Indemnity Fund (BMIF) The coverage is worldwide subject to their terms which are available on their website https://www.barmutual.co.uk/

Mr Kerry Moore is registered with the Information Commissioners office under the Data Protection Act https://ico.org.uk/

If you are not satisfied with the service that Mr Kerry Moore provides you can make a complaint to Chambers. Information on Chambers Complaints Procedure is available on Chambers website www.9kbw.com/about-us/complaints-procedure

If you are not satisfied with the response you receive from Chambers you may complain to the Legal Ombudsman (This must be done within the time limits set out) The contact details can be found on the Legal Ombudsman’s website http://www.legalombudsman.org.uk/


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