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148 LAWRENCE STREET, YORK, YO10 3EB, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01904 431421
Fax:
Fax 01904 411664
Email:
Web:
www.howardandbyrne.co.uk

Jacky East

Tel:
Work 01904 431421
Email:
Web:
www.howardandbyrne.co.uk
Howard & Byrne

Position

Partner and head of prison law department; representation of numerous life-sentence prisoners at parole board hearings.

Career

Trained Trevor Cox & Co 1995-97; qualified 1997; partner Cousins Tyrer, Leeds 1998-2005; partner and head of prison law Howard and Byrne 2005 to date, made partner 2013. Previously lectured in relation to continued professional development; awarded young advocate of the year 2001.

Education

Luton University (1994, Law 2(1)); Leeds Metropolitan University (1995, Post-Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (Distinction)).


Yorkshire and the Humber: Crime, fraud and licensing

Crime: general

Within: Crime: general

Based in York, Howard & Byrne's criminal defence practice has significant experience representing individuals in serious and high-profile criminal proceedings.  The team was recently instructed to act for a young and vulnerable defendant accused of the murder of a seven year old. Colin Byrne led on this difficult and sensitive case. In another work example, the department is representing five protesters charges with several offences in a matter requiring complex legal argument. The group has additionally recently advised clients accused of robbery, rape and other serious offences.  Key names to note include the very experienced Kevin Blount and head of prison law Jacky East. 

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