Justin Jarmola

Call - 2009
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Criminal

 

Justin is regularly instructed in cases alleging Homicide, Drug Importation and Supply, Serious Violence, Sexual Offending and Fraud.

Whilst the majority of Justin’s practice consists of representing those accused of crime, he also prosecutes a wide range of matters involving Drugs and Serious Violence as a Level 3 Prosecutor.

Justin is one of Chambers accredited Pupil Supervisors, having qualified in 2018 and supervising his first Pupil in 2019.

Notable Cases

Operation Thames (2019-2020)

Instructed, in this ongoing multi-handed prosecution in the Crown Court at Maidstone, on behalf of an individual charged with a large-scale County Lines drug conspiracy. The allegation, in short, is that the accused were involved in the supply of class ‘A’ drugs in the counties of Lincolnshire, Kent and Essex.

Operation Boreas (2019)

Instructed, in this ongoing multi-handed prosecution in the Crown Court at Birmingham, on behalf of an individual charged with conspiring to supply drugs and firearms.

Operation Hornet (2019)

Instructed, in this ongoing multi-handed prosecution in the Crown Court at Birmingham, on behalf of an individual charged with being concerned in a large-scale conspiracy to supply cocaine. Undercover Police Officers were deployed for a period of over one year to infiltrate an alleged cocaine supply network in and around the Black Country.

Operation Decibel (2019)

Instructed, in this ongoing multi-handed prosecution in the Crown Court at Wolverhampton, on behalf of an individual accused of Murder.

Operation Venom (2019)

Represented an individual, in this multi-handed prosecution in the Crown Court at Gloucester, charged with a large-scale County Lines drug conspiracy. The allegation was that the accused were involved in the supply of class ‘A’ drugs in and around Gloucestershire, operating from a base in the West Midlands.

R v JS (2019)

A multi-handed three-week trial in the Crown Court at Wolverhampton. Justin represented an individual, employed within a Local Authority Care Home, who was alleged to have ill-treated residents who lacked capacity by abusing them physically and emotionally.

R v SK & Ors. (2019)

Led Junior, in this multi-handed four-week trial in the Crown Court at Warwick, on behalf of an individual charged with defrauding broadcasters of subscription-based television services between 2008 and 2018. The case, a private prosecution brought on behalf of the Premier League and prosecuted by two Junior Counsel, involved defrauding broadcasters of over ten million pounds. The case received international press coverage.

Operation Plym (2018-2019)

Led Junior, in this multi-handed eight-week trial in the Crown Court at Birmingham, on behalf of an individual regarding allegations of Murder, Manslaughter and Conspiracy to Rob. Prosecuted by Silk and Junior. Vast amounts of evidence had to be analysed, particularly in respect of telephonic and cell-site data. The case received national press coverage.

Operation Zumeta (2018)

A multi-handed five-week trial, prosecuted by Silk and Junior in the Crown Court at Birmingham. Justin represented a prisoner charged with Conspiracy to Convey Drugs and other illegal articles into prisons using drone technology. Approximately 60,000 pages of evidence had to be considered, due to the large number of Defendants and prolific number of mobile telephones involved in the case. The case received national press coverage.

Operation Newton (2018)

A multi-handed prosecution in the Crown Court at Stafford. Justin represented an individual charged with Conspiracy to Commit Burglary. The allegation was that an Organised Crime Group planned and executed a number of dwelling-house burglaries, in order to steal high performance cars. Approximately 110,000 pages of evidence fell to be considered.

Operation Union (2018)

Prosecuted by two Junior Counsel, in this multi-handed twelve-week case in the Crown Court at Birmingham. Justin represented an individual charged with Conspiracy to Commit Fraud and Perverting the Course of Justice. Approximately 65,000 pages of evidence had to be considered, with the case receiving national press coverage.

R v IS (2018)

Represented an individual, in the Crown Court at Birmingham, charged with stabbing a stranger in the neck in a nightclub, severing their jugular. Legal argument was advanced to exclude identification and expert evidence, upon which the Prosecution founded much of their case.

Operation Mohawk (2018)

Led Junior, representing an individual charged with Conspiracy to Supply Drugs in this multi-handed five-week trial in the Crown Court at Worcester. Prosecuted by Silk and two Junior Counsel. Approximately 140,000 pages of evidence had to be considered, due to the overlap in mobile telephone communications between different Organised Crime Groups (prosecuted in sequential trials). The case received local press coverage.

Operation Emboss (2017-2018)

Prosecuted by two Junior Counsel, in this multi-handed sixteen-week case in the Crown Court at Birmingham. Justin represented an individual charged with Conspiracy to Import Drugs into the United Kingdom from Europe, and Conspiracy to Supply Drugs within the West Midlands area. The case received local press coverage.

Operation Canvas (2017)

A multiple Defendant case in the Crown Court at Birmingham, prosecuted by Silk and Junior. Justin represented an individual charged with Conspiracy to Convey Drugs and other illegal articles into prisons using drone technology. Forensic analysis of thousands of pages of evidence and hours of surveillance footage was undertaken. The case was the subject of a BBC documentary.

Operation Orchard (2017)

Represented an individual, in this multi-handed prosecution in the Crown Court at Birmingham, charged with Conspiracy to Supply Drugs and Conspiracy to Conceal Criminal Property. In excess of 10,000 pages of evidence had to be meticulously analysed.

R v JS (2017)

Represented a Student Nurse charged with Attempted Rape, amongst other offences. Forensic analysis of thousands of pages of telecommunications evidence was undertaken, to demonstrate the level of contact between the client and the complainant in advance of the allegation.

R v SL (2017)

Prosecuted an individual, following a National Crime Agency investigation, charged with Importing Drugs into the United Kingdom from the Caribbean. Expert evidence regarding the methods Organised Crime Groups use to evade custom controls was considered.

R v MK (2017)

Represented an individual charged with offences of Causing Death by Dangerous Driving and Causing Serious Injury by Dangerous Driving. Consideration of a significant amount of expert automotive evidence, together with issues of causation.

Operation Scimitar (2017)

Led by David Jackson, in this multi-handed eight-week trial in the Crown Court at Warwick prosecuted by Silk and Junior. Justin represented an individual charged with multiple offences of Rape and Human Trafficking. Consideration of well in excess of 10,000 pages of evidence. The case received national press coverage.

Qualifications

The University of Manchester BA Hons Law with Politics

Manchester Metropolitan University BVC

CPS Advocate Panel – Level 3

Recommendations

Legal 500 2018: “Very experienced in cases involving multi-defendant drugs conspiracies.”

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