Toby Long

  • Year of Call 1988

Toby has a strong record of promoting and protecting his client’s interests. He is an able cross examiner. He has appeared in many long trials over the past 20 years.

Career Overview

Toby Long is a specialist criminal defence barrister with 30 years experience. He is powerful and fearless in promoting his client’s case to Judge and jury.

He has experience in defending clients in a wide range of cases including serious violence, organised crime, drugs offences, money laundering, modern slavery, sexual offences, and health and safety. An able trial advocate he is able to communicate well with jury and court alike. He works closely with solicitors to achieve the best outcome for clients.

Toby has more than two decades of experience in conducting cases before the Court of Appeal. He is frequently instructed post conviction or sentence.

Areas of Expertise

  • Homicide
  • Sexual offences
  • Historical sexual offences
  • Organised crime
  • Drugs offences
  • Modern slavery
  • Serious violence
  • Fraud
  • Pre charge (RUI) advice
  • Cash seizure
  • Advice and representation on Appeal

Notable Cases

R v Y - Represented client charged with 8 kilos of Mephadrone

R v M - Represented a client charged with modern slavery leading counsel 3 month trial

R v B - Represented a client charged with attempted rape client acquitted

R v A - Represented a client charged with a gang shooting client acquitted

R v W - Represented a client charged with drug importation 6 weeks client acquitted trial in absence

R v M - Represented a client charged with firearms offences and conspiracy to blackmail and kidnap client acquitted

R v V - Represented a client charged with two stranger rapes client acquitted

R v D - Appeal against conviction. Trial in absence. Appeal allowed

R v A - Court of Appeal Prosecution appeal against sentence


BA Hons History of Art UEA 1983 (2:2)

Other Information

Toby is a Pupil supervisor and an Advocacy trainer for Inner Temple

Latest News

Toby Long joins Farringdon Chambers

February 03 2020

Chambers is delighted to annouce that Toby Long, called to the Bar in 1988, is the latest member to...

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