The Legal 500

Twitter Logo Youtube Circle Icon LinkedIn Icon

QUALITY HOUSE, 5-9 QUALITY COURT, CHANCERY LANE, LONDON, WC2A 1HP, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7400 1800
DX:
390 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.foundrychambers.com

John McGuinness

Tel:
Work 0207 400 1800
Email:
Web:
www.foundrychambers.com/barristers/john-mcguinness-qc/
Foundry Chambers (Foundry Chambers)

Work Department

Criminal Defence and Prosecution
Fraud & Financial Regulation
Asset Recovery, Restraint and Confiscation
Business Regulation
Public and Administrative Law
Tax Litigation

Position

Conducts a wide range of appellate work, including: Appeals against conviction and sentence, Judicial Review; Appeal by Case Stated.

Regularly instructed in the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court in cases of criminal law, public law and human rights.

Crown Court practice includes homicide, fraud, corruption, asset confiscation.

Upper and First Tier Tribunal (Tax Chamber) appeals

Advisory work includes: jurisdiction, specialist casework, regulatory, taxis and local authority licensing.

Career

Year of call 1980
Appointed QC 2001

QC List for SFO Prosecution Panel & Proceeds of Crime Panel (2017)
Recorder of the Crown Court (2002 – present)
Panel Member: Proscribed Organisations Appeal Commission (2002 – present)
Panel Member: Disciplinary Tribunal of Financial Reporting Council (2014 – present)

Member

CBA

Education

BA (Law)


London Bar

Crime (general crime)

Within: Crime (general crime) – Leading silks

John McGuinness QC - Foundry ChambersHis mastery of complex criminal questions is second to none.

[back to top]


Back to index

Legal Developments worldwide

Legal Developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction. To contribute, send an email request to