Overview of Practice
Stephan Alfred is a criminal law specialist with a wealth of experience across the whole spectrum of serious offences.
He is extremely well versed in all areas of financial crime and has defended in substantial cases of bank fraud, money laundering and tax fraud.
In 2017, he defended in the largest ever HMRC direct tax fraud trial to date (a case giving rise to a flagship Court of Appeal ruling concerning digital disclosure).
Stephan is equally adept at dealing with cases involving homicide, serious sexual allegations, human trafficking, large scale drugs supply, firearms offences and other organised and grave crime. Indeed, his practice has seen him defend in Encrochat, attempted murder and other serious organised crime trials.
He is currently instructed to defend in phase two of the Essex lorry manslaughter case at the Central Criminal Court and in a multi-handed conspiracy to defraud the Ministry of Defence.
Stephan is a tactically astute trial advocate who always puts his client first.
He is a fluent French speaker.