Toyin Salako

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Toyin Salako is a barrister at 23 Essex Street Chambers and specialises in general crime, fraud and financial crime, regulatory and disciplinary proceedings and Police Law. She recently returned from the Cayman Islands, where she prosecuted on behalf of the Attorney General there and assisted in the extradition of a British national back to the UK. She also successfully prosecuted a number of high profile cases whilst in the Cayman Islands, including aggravated burglary (where one of the burglars was shot dead by the occupant), possession of counterfeit currency, drug importation and child sexual abuse. She is an advocate for the Crime Prosecution Service (London Grade 3), is a monitoree on the Crime Prosecution Service's Rape List Panel and serves on the Metropolitan Police Service's Professional Discipline Panel. Toyin is a member of the Criminal Bar Association and is involved on its Education Committee, organising conferences and being part of a focus group supporting the Sentencing Guidelines Council. She is also a member of the South Eastern Circuit and the Honourable Society of Middle Temple. Toyin graduated in Business Studies from the University of Westminster and in Law from City University and was called to the Bar in 1998.

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