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Kiran is a persuasive and esteemed advocate who both prosecutes, as a Grade 3 panel advocate and defends in serious criminal offences including murder, grievous bodily harm with intent, firearms, kidnap and drug offences. She has a dedicated approach to all her cases coupled with a no-nonsense approach in court against her opponents. Kiran is experienced in representing vulnerable clients, as well as cross examining vulnerable witnesses.

She has appeared in the Court of Appeal in relation to a successful appeal against conviction.

Kiran has completed secondments at the SFO, in the Proceeds of Crime Division and the Bribery and Corruption Division.

General Crime

R v I and Others (2022) (Led by Paul Bogan KC): Represented the second defendant who was accused of murder by using a wrench.

R v K and Other (2022): Represented a defendant who was accused of conspiracy to transfer prohibited firearms.

R v P and Others (2022): Represented the lead defendant who was accused of kidnap and robbery.

R v P and Others (2022): Represented the lead defendant who was accused of conspiracy to supply class A drugs.

R v F (2022): Successful defence of a man accused of causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

R v A (2021) (Led by Jai Patel): Represented a man accused of attempting to murder his daughter.

R v M (2021): Successful defence of a man charged with possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life. The defendant was forensically linked to the firearm. After challenging the forensic evidence, the Crown offered no evidence.

R v R (2021): Represented a defendant accused of grievous bodily harm with intent.

R v P (2021): Unanimous acquittal for a man charged with various counts of ABH, Robbery and possession of a knife.

R v HT (2021): Represented a youth charged with grievous bodily harm.

Appointments & Memberships

Level 3 Crown Prosecutor


  • 2012 – First Class (Hons) Law (University of Hertfordshire)
  • 2014 – Bar Professional Training Course (City Law School)

Kiran Pourawal

Call 2014
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