Imran Mahmood

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Imran Mahmood is a practicing criminal defence barrister with almost 30 years’ experience fighting cases in court. He specializes in Legal Aid cases involving violent crimes as well as fraud and sexual offences. His debut novel You Don’t Know Me was chosen by Simon Mayo as a BBC Radio 2 Book Club Choice for 2017 and longlisted for Theakston Crime Novel of the Year and for the CWA Gold Dagger, and is currently being adapted for screen in four parts. When not in court or writing novels he can sometimes be found on the Red Hot Chilli Writers’ podcast as one of the regular contributors. Twitter @imranmahmood77

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