Redmond joined 2 Hare Court in 2019. He regularly represents defendants in the Youth Court, Magistrates’ Court and Crown Court.
Redmond is particularly interested in matters relating to the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002. Prior to coming to the Bar, Redmond wrote his postgraduate thesis on the assessment of a defendant’s “benefit” in drug cases under POCA. Redmond has experience advising companies that have been made subject to Account Freezing Orders and has defended in applications for cash forfeiture brought by the Police. Recently, Redmond acted successfully for an interested third party in restraint proceedings involving high-value antiques.
In addition to his general criminal practice, Redmond has acted for defendants in planning enforcement litigation and subsequent proceedings under POCA.
Redmond accepts instructions on public law cases and in civil applications brought by the Police. Redmond has been instructed to defend in a number of gang injunction applications at both first instance and on appeal. He acts pro bono for Bail for Immigration Detainees in applications on behalf of those in immigration detention and has advised on an application for judicial review of a decision of the Independent Office for Police Conduct and on an appeal under the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012.
Before converting to law, Redmond graduated from the University of Oxford with a degree in Classics. After university, he spent a year living in Iran, learning Persian at the University of Tehran.