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Maximilian Velarde


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(Year of Call 2013)

Joined Chambers: 2015


BPP Law School, BPTC, Very Competent

City University, Graduate Diploma in Law

University of Oxford, MSc Latin American Studies (Distinction), 2011

University of York, BA History (1st), 2010


Max regularly appears in the Magistrates’ and Crown Courts and is willing to accept instructions both for the prosecution and the defence. He has wide experience conducting summary trials, as well as specific hearings for sentence and remand applications. He has acted in cases relating to sexual harassment, domestic violence, assaults, drugs possession and road traffic offences. He has appeared in appeals against both sentence and conviction as well as applications before Circuit Judges.

Further Information:

Prior to joining chambers Max worked as a solicitors’ agent for a leading advocacy provider and conducted a wide array of hearings before District Judges in the County Court. He also has experience working in-house for a leading telecoms provider. In addition, Max has represented individuals in benefits appeals while volunteering for the Free Representation Unit.

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