Overview of Practice
Anu Mohindru KC has a strong practice specialising in all areas of financial crime. He has defended in substantial cases involving money laundering and fraud of all types.
His early elevation to silk shows how he has been recognised by professional clients, lay clients, Judges and his peers as a barrister who can skilfully deal with the most diﬃcult of cases. His ability to assimilate vast amounts of information and break it down and quickly pinpoint the real issues and then present them in a clear concise manner is brilliant.
Anu also handles general criminal cases, having acted for defendants indicted on terrorist charges, murder and people smuggling. He has also been instructed on a number of high-profile cases including the Tilbury Docks people smuggling, the largest human trafficking case in the UK and the Ben Stokes case, both for the criminal charges and the disciplinary tribunal. He has also appeared in the organ transplant exploitation case, where a person was trafficked into the UK for the purpose of an organ removal for a transplant, the first of its kind in the UK. These cases attracted extensive media coverage.
He has also advised the UNODC on controlled delivery, including cross jurisdictional issues for wildlife policy in East Africa.
He has a hard-working nature and an eye for detail. He is a skilled advocate, with a strong courtroom presence. He works well with both professional and lay clients, using his engaging manner to great effect.
Anu has a medical background, which gives him an advantage when acting for clients in criminal cases in which medical experts are involved, including Murder trials and acting in the M25 serial rape trial. His sporting background enables him to have an insight into the clients and professional bodies thinking when dealing with sports disciplinary cases. He is a qualified Arbitrator and Mediator and is fluent in Punjabi, Hindi and Urdu. He is a keen sportsman; cricket being his main sport, which he played professionally in his earlier years. Not only does he play for the Bar team but has turned out for the famous Lashings World XI and the MCC.