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Kyri's practice is exclusively in Criminal law both private and publicly funded. He specialises in the defence of cases involving homicide, serious violence and public order and drugs offences both as junior and leading counsel. Kyri also has extensive and unique experience of defending protesters such as 'Spiderman' and the Fathers 4 Justice protesters.
Kyri also teaches advocacy as a group leader at Cumberland Lodge.
- R v SD September 2012 Kyri represented SD who had been accused of possession of a firearm and also a CS gas canister and had signed police officer's notes to the effect that both belonged to him. At trial he admitted signing two notebooks and the property search record to the effect that both items were his. Despite a "no comment" interview Kyri's client maintained at trial that he had been pressured into signing the notebooks and had been told he would only receive a caution. After a 5 day trial during which 3 DC's and a DI were accused of lying and fabricating evidence it took the jury an hour to unanimously acquit SD.
- R v SO October 2012 Kyri argued for the successful dismissal of charges of aggravated burglary and possession of a firearm with intent based upon poor ID evidence.
- R v NM April 2012 Kyri acted for NM who was accused of possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life. Kyri successfully argued against an application to amend the indictment and ultimately the case was dismissed.
- R v JL 2012 Kyri was instructed to defend a particularly difficult (evidentially) murder case where the defendant had stabbed the deceased 17 times (13 in the back) and subsequently buried the body and lied extensively to police. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-16733719