Tayo Adebayo


“Tayo is well regarded for his handling of complex trials”

Tayo’s practice sees him travel all over the UK, dealing with the most serious criminal allegations. He also has significant experience in the Court of Appeal.

Tayo’s specialism is cases involving Organised Crime Groups, particularly where drugs, firearms, and sexual offences are involved or where there are financial aspects such as fraud or money laundering.

Within the field of drugs offences, Tayo has worked on very high profile cases involving the supply, distribution and even smuggling of Class A drugs into prisons. 

More recently Tayo has also been instructed to defend clients accused of serious crimes as a result of the Encrochat hack.

Achievements, appointments and memberships

  • Ranked in Chambers & Partners 2024
  • Degree in Classics
  • Diploma in Law
  • Criminal Bar Association
  • Vulnerable Witness Trained

Notable cases

Click here to see a summary of Tayo’s most notable cases.