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 Gregory Olphert

Area of practice

  • Crime and Extradition

  • Direct Access

  • Immigration and Asylum

Gregory is authorised by the Bar Standards Board to accept instructions on a direct access basis and is happy to deal with members of the public directly on this basis. If you wish to instruct Gregory on this basis, please contact one of the clerks.  


Practice Certificate

Practice Areas

All aspects of appeal hearings to the First Tier and Upper Tier of the Immigration and Asylum Chamber.

Criminal defence.

 Education & Qualifications

LLB (Hons)

MSc Criminology and Criminal Justice


Gregory came to the Bar with over 26 years of operational experience as a police officer gained across England and Wales, which includes many years as a detective with the National Crime Squad. He has considerable experience of dealing with serious criminal offences and can offer an invaluable insight into police procedure and the investigative process. As a Senior Investigating Officer, Gregory also led investigations into serious and fatal road collisions.

Gregory is regularly instructed to appear on behalf of the Secretary of State for the Home Department at the First Tier of the Immigration and Asylum Chamber.

Professional memberships

Criminal Bar Association.

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