Justin Jarmola

Call - 2009
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Criminal

Justin is regularly instructed in cases alleging Homicide, Drug Importation and Supply, High Value Dishonesty, Grave Violence and Sexual Offending. Conspiracy indictments represent a very significant proportion of his workload.

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

Justin is the Deputy Head of the Criminal Practice Group, and one of Chambers’ Pupil Supervisors.

 

Recent Cases

 

Homicide.

 

Operation Baritone (2022)

Led Junior, in the Crown Court at Wolverhampton before a High Court Judge, on behalf of an individual accused of a shooting murder.

R v SB (2022)

Defending, as Junior alone, in this ongoing attempted murder case in the Crown Court at Stafford.

Operation Vale (2021)

Led Junior, in the Crown Court at Birmingham, in this multi-week multi-handed shooting murder trial. The case received national news coverage.

R v CT (2021)

Defended, as Junior alone, in this multi-week multi-handed attempted murder trial in the Crown Court at Warwick. The case received regional press coverage.

R v RA (2021)

Prosecuted at trial an individual charged with causing death by dangerous driving, in the Crown Court at Birmingham. The case received national news coverage.

R v RG (2021)

Defended, as Junior alone, in this multi-handed multi-week attempted murder and perverting the course of justice trial in the Crown Court at Chelmsford. The case received national news coverage.

Operation Thallium (2021)

Led Junior, in the Crown Court at Birmingham, in this multi-week stabbing murder trial. The case received national news coverage.

R v SA (2021)

Defended an individual charged with causing death by dangerous driving, in the Crown Court at Wolverhampton. The case received regional press coverage.

Operation Tranquil (2020)

Led Junior, for the Prosecution, in the Crown Court at Birmingham. Four men were accused of the homicide of a young man outside a nightclub in Solihull. The case received national news coverage.

R v SM (2020)

Defended an individual charged with causing death by dangerous driving, in the Crown Court at Warwick. The case received national news coverage.

Operation Pyramid (2020)

Led Junior, for the Prosecution, in the Crown Court at Birmingham. The two accused jointly committed a one-punch manslaughter during the course of a robbery. The case received national news coverage.

R v PG (2020)

Defended an individual charged with causing death by dangerous driving, in the Crown Court at Northampton. The case received regional press coverage.

Operation Alborz (2020)

Led Junior, in the Crown Court at Birmingham before a High Court Judge, in this multi-week multi-handed shooting murder trial. The case received national news coverage.

Operation Decibel (2019)

Led Junior, in the Crown Court at Birmingham before a High Court Judge, in this multi-week multi-handed stabbing murder trial. The case received national news coverage.

Operation Plym (2019)

Led Junior, in the Crown Court at Birmingham, in this multi-week multi-handed murder, manslaughter and conspiracy to rob trial. The case received national news coverage.

 

Drugs.

 

Operation Hornet 2 (2022)

Defending in this ongoing multi-handed class ‘A’ drug conspiracies case, in the Crown Court at Birmingham.

Operation Amalfi (2022)

Defending in this ongoing multi-handed class ‘A’ drug conspiracies case, in the Crown Court at Worcester. Prosecuted by two Junior Counsel.

Opeartion Global (2022)

Defending in this ongoing multi-handed class ‘A’ drug conspiracies case, in the Crown Court at Gloucester.

R v MH (2022)

Defending in this ongoing class ‘A’ drug importation case, in the Crown Court at Isleworth.

Operation Centara (2022)

Instructed in this ongoing multi-handed class ‘A’ drug conspiracies case, in the Crown Court at Worcester.

Operation Brooklyn (2022)

Instructed in this ongoing multi-handed class ‘A’ drug conspiracies case, in the Crown Court at Mold. Prosecuted by two Junior Counsel.

Operation Tafius (2022)

Instructed in this ongoing multi-handed class ‘A’ drug conspiracies case, in the Crown Court at Birmingham. Prosecuted by two Junior Counsel.

Operation Impel (2022)

Instructed in this ongoing multi-handed class ‘A’ drug conspiracies case, in the Crown Court at Shrewsbury.

Operation Hogg (2022)

Instructed in this ongoing multi-handed class ‘A’ drug conspiracies case, in the Crown Court at Stafford.

Operation Incant (2022)

Defended in this multi-handed multi-week class ‘A’ drug conspiracies trial, in the Crown Court at Birmingham. Prosecuted by two Junior Counsel.

Operation Boreas (2021)

Defended in this multi-handed class ‘A’ drug and firearm conspiracies trial, in the Crown Court at Birmingham. Prosecuted by Silk and two Junior Counsel. The case received regional press coverage.

Operation Jussory (2021)

Defended in this multi-handed class ‘A’ drug importation trial, in the Crown Court at Birmingham. Approximately £30 million of class ‘A’ drugs were shipped from the Netherlands to England. Prosecuted by two Junior Counsel. The case received regional press coverage.

Operation Aston (2021)

Defended in this multi-handed class ‘A’ drug conspiracies trial, in the Crown Court at Aylesbury. Prosecuted by two Junior Counsel. The case received regional press coverage.

Operation Vision (2021)

Defended in this multi-handed class ‘A’ drug conspiracies case, in the Crown Court at Wolverhampton. Prosecuted by two Junior Counsel. The case received national news coverage.

Operation Igneous (2021)

Defended in this class ‘A’ drug conspiracy case, in the Crown Court at Birmingham. Prosecuted by Silk.

Operation Halmist (2020)

Defended in this class ‘A’ drug conspiracies case, in the Crown Court at Wood Green. Prosecuted by two Junior Counsel.

Operation Hela (2020)

Prosecuted this multi-handed County Line class ‘A’ drug conspiracies case, in the Crown Court at Worcester. The case received regional press coverage.

R v SG (2020)

Defended an individual in this multi-handed class ‘A’ drug conspiracy case, in the Crown Court at Birmingham. Approximately £20 million of cocaine was supplied during the currency of the conspiracy. The case received national news coverage.

R v PB (2020)

Defended an individual in this multi-handed class ‘A’ drug importation case, in the Crown Court at Isleworth.

 

Dishonesty.

 

R v CF (2022)

Defending an individual in this ongoing multi-handed case in the Crown Court at Birmingham. The accused are alleged to have conspired to defraud broadcasters, of subscription-based television services, of many millions of pounds over the course of a number of years. Prosecuted by two Junior Counsel.

Operation Kyoga (2022)

Instructed in this ongoing multi-handed conspiracy to steal case, in the Crown Court at Birmingham. The accused are said to have stolen vehicles in the sum of £1.5 million, for adaption and onward sale.

Operation Cook (2022)

Defending in this ongoing multi-handed case in the Crown Court at Birmingham. The accused are alleged to have conspired to steal from ATMs by using explosives, and further conspired to burgle commercial premises.

Operation Hailwood (2022)

Defending in this ongoing multi-handed conspiracy to defraud case, in the Crown Court at Warwick. The accused are alleged to have defrauded car insurers out of hundreds of thousands of pounds, over the course of a number of years. Prosecuted by two Junior Counsel.

Operation Oganesson (2022)

Instructed in this ongoing fraud case, in the Crown Court at Woolwich. The accused is alleged to have conducted widespread “smishing” and “phishing” campaigns, to defraud huge numbers of the public.

Operation Sunbeam (2022)

Instructed in this ongoing multi-handed case in the Crown Court at Wolverhampton, on behalf of an individual alleged to be part of an OCG which planned and executed hundreds of dwelling burglaries.

Operation Lava (2022)

Defended an individual, in the Crown Court at Birmingham, in this multi-handed money laundering case. Two-thirds of a million pounds was laundered through the activities of the accused.

Operation Scorpeus (2021)

Prosecuted this multi-handed conspiracy to burgle and possess criminal property trial, on behalf of the Organised Crime Division, in the Crown Court at Wolverhampton. The accused had committed a large number of distraction burglaries of elderly victims, in their homes. The case received regional press coverage.

Operation Sumatra (2021)

Defended an individual in this multi-handed conspiracy to steal case, in the Crown Court at Birmingham. Vehicles valued in the hundreds of thousands of pounds were stolen for onward sale. The case received national news coverage.

Operation Delorean (2021)

Defended an individual in this multi-handed conspiracy to steal trial, in the Crown Court at Aylesbury. Vehicles valued at approximately £1.5 million were stolen, for adaption and onward sale. Prosecuted by two Junior Counsel. The case received regional press coverage.

Operation Miletus (2021)

Defended an individual in this multi-handed conspiracy to steal trial, in the Crown Court at Warwick. Vehicles valued at over £1 million were stolen, for adaption and onward sale. The case received regional press coverage.

Operation Ejigbo (2021)

Defended an individual in this multi-handed money laundering case, in the Crown Court at Birmingham. It was alleged the accused had helped launder approximately a quarter of a million pounds.

 

Sexual Offending & Grave Violence.

 

Operation Satchel (2022)

Defending, as Junior alone, in an alleged intra-familial and inter-familial child sexual abuse trial, in the Crown Court at Wolverhampton. Prosecuted by Silk and two Junior Counsel.

R v KG (2021)

Defended an individual in this multi-handed trial in the Crown Court at Shrewsbury, alleged to have severed a man’s hand with a machete.

Operation Casey (2021)

Defended in this multi-handed, multiple armed robberies matter in the Crown Court at Warwick. The case received national news coverage.

R v JT (2021)

Defended an individual, in the Crown Court at Warwick, charged with deliberately driving at and into a group of pedestrians causing life-threatening long-term injuries. The case received regional press coverage.

R v JH (2021)

Defended in this multi-handed multi-week trial in the Crown Court at Stoke-on-Trent, on behalf of an individual charged with gang-raping a stranger in a public park. The case received regional press coverage.

Qualifications

The University of Manchester BA Hons Law with Politics

Manchester Metropolitan University BVC

CPS Advocate Panel – Level 3

Recommendations

Chambers & Partners 2022: “An impressive junior who is reassuring and empathetic with clients.”

Legal 500 2022: “Justin has always been an outstanding barrister, with the ability to perform in a way that more than matches those much more senior. He is very approachable and always prepared to go the extra mile for his clients.”

Legal 500 2021: “A hard-working, assertive and persuasive advocate who identifies case issues early and is able to present them attractively.”

Legal 500 2020: “Tenacious and committed in every case.”

Legal 500 2019: “Very experienced in cases involving multi-defendant drugs conspiracies.”

Recent Media Coverage

Justin Jarmola recently represented an individual during an eight-week trial in the Crown Court at Birmingham, before Mr. Justice Martin Spencer.The individual was one of three accused, standing trial for murder.The case centred around the tragic shooting of a young man in a residential street in Erdington, on 8th August 2019.Upon the jury’s return yesterday, Justin’s client was acquitted of the murder. The co-defendants were sentenced today to life imprisonment, with a minimum term of 32 years. To view the news coverage click here.

Justin Jarmola defends in Murder trial. Justin Jarmola recently represented an individual during a four-week trial in the Crown Court at Birmingham, before Mr. Justice Nicol. Justin’s client was acquitted of all charges faced. To read more click here.

Suspended sentence secured by Justin Jarmola in large drug conspiracy. Justin Jarmola recently represented an individual charged in relation to Operation Hornet, a large-scale conspiracy to supply cocaine. Undercover Police Operatives were deployed for a period of over one year to infiltrate a cocaine supply network in and around the Black Country. To read more, click here.

Acquittal in Murder Trial for Justin Jarmola. Justin Jarmola recently represented an individual during a four-week trial in the Crown Court at Birmingham, before Mr. Justice Nicol. The individual was one of two accused, charged with murder and possession of a machete. The case centred around a feud between two families in the Black Country which led to allegations of shootings, violence and kidnap, culminating in a fatal attack on 4th December 2018. Justin’s client was acquitted of all charges faced. The co-defendant was sentenced to life imprisonment, with a minimum term of 27 years. To read more click here.

Justin Jarmola defends in Murder trial. Justin Jarmola is representing an individual charged with Murder, in an ongoing trial before Mr. Justice Martin Spencer in the Crown Court at Birmingham. The allegation is that Justin’s lay client was involved in a fatal shooting in August 2019. To read more, click here.

Acquittal in County Lines drug case for Justin Jarmola. Justin Jarmola recently represented an individual charged with a large scale “County Lines” drug conspiracy, codenamed Operation Venom, in the Crown Court at Gloucester. Following a great deal of intensive work, Justin’s client was acquitted earlier this month.

Justin Jarmola appears in ten million pound fraud. Justin Jarmola recently represented an individual during a four-week trial in the Crown Court at Warwick. The case, a private prosecution brought by the Premier League, is thought to be the biggest pay-television piracy case heard in the jurisdiction. To read more, click here.

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