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Jiban Miah , Duncan Lewis , Crime Solicitor , Harrow

Jiban Miah

Crime Duty Solicitor

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Profile / Experience

Awards Recommendation for Jiban Miah
Legal 500

Jiban is a Recommended Individual in the 2020 edition of The Legal 500.

Legal 500 2020 Edition.
Crime, Fraud and Licensing / South East: Milton Keynes & Luton
I am a Solicitor in the Criminal Law department at Duncan Lewis. I have over 12 years’ experience acting for defendants in the criminal defence field and I currently have 9 years of post-qualification experience. I deal with a wide range of publicly funded (legal aid) and privately funded criminal defence matters ranging from minor road traffic offences through to rape, kidnap, murder, large fraud and drugs cases. I also have extensive experience dealing with vulnerable clients including those detained under the Mental Health Act at high security institutes such as Broadmoor Hospital.

I am a fluent Bengali speaker as well as having conversational skills in Urdu and Hindi for those who have difficulties with English.

Education

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice (LPC) - College of Law
  • Law (LLB Honours) - Kingston University

Career

  • Duncan Lewis Solicitors 2010-present/li>
  • Admitted as a Solicitor in May 2009

Notable Cases

High Court

High Court
  • R v M & others - Historical Rape - Represented two of the defendants out of the three and matters were discontinued against our two clients prior to the trial date.

  • R v G - Benefit fraud over £5k-matter committed to the crown court, following extensive written representations matter was discontinued and client offered an admin penalty which had initially been refused.

  • R v S - Rape- The defendant, a youth was accused was of raping another youth at an immigration centre.

  • R v W - initially a s18 GBH dropped down to S20 against a police officer. The defendant was unanimously found not guilty by way of insanity. Having obtained valuable information the defendant was given an absolute discharge.

  • R v L & others - Gang related Murder- This was the murder of youth by a gang which the Crown alleged to be a revenge attack.

  • R v S - Possession of a false passport with intent - The Defendant pleaded guilty and was told by the Crown Court Judge that he will be given a custodial sentence unless persuaded otherwise. After obtaining a psychological report the client was given a suspended sentence.

  • R v C & others - 25 handed conspiracies to steal during the riots in August 2011.

  • R v J - Stranger Attempted Rape

  • LB of Hillingdon v N Restaurant - Breach of Noise Abatement Notice - following extensive work matter was discontinued on the date of trial.

  • R v S - Conspiracy to cause GBH - The defendant was acquitted after trial.

Membership & Accreditations

  • 2010 Criminal Litigation Accreditation Scheme Membership
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