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Trevor Linn


Criminal Law


Trevor is a Barrister, and former Solicitor, with extensive experience in and knowledge of criminal law and procedure.
Originally called to the Bar in 1991 he became a Solicitor in 1994 and ran his own niche law firm, Linn & Associates, for 18 years gaining a reputation for dealing with high profile criminal work. He has represented political activists, anti-war demonstrators and environmental campaigners; although is perhaps best known for his work in securing the release of Reggie Kray, and acting in the successful appeal of the M-25 Three.
Trevor undertakes both general and serious criminal cases ranging from minor road traffic offences to murder, manslaughter and complex fraud. He also has experience in dealing with miscarriages of justice, military law, prison law, extradition; and international criminal law.
In 2016 Trevor transferred back to the Bar and now acts as “in house” counsel, although is authorised by the Bar Standards Board to conduct litigation and remains a qualified Duty Solicitor.
He is a member of both the Law Society Criminal Litigation Accreditation Scheme and the Criminal Bar Association.


In his spare time Trevor acts as a volunteer at the University of Kent Law Clinic, and works as part of the Clinic’s Criminal Justice Project. He runs criminal litigation schemes for students with the aim of bridging the gap between the undergraduate study of law and real life practice.
In 2019 / 2020 he helped establish the inaugural Vyman Criminal Advocacy Competition at the University of Kent and assisted in delivering the training sessions on advocacy skills to the students taking part.

Outside of the law Trevor is a keen chess player, a passionate supporter of the greatest rugby team in the world the New Zealand All Blacks, and follows cricket and college American football.