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Deans Court Chambers

Chambers of Tim Horlock QC

24 ST JOHN STREET, MANCHESTER, M3 4DF, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0161 214 6000
Fax:
Fax 0161 214 6001
DX:
718155 MANCHESTER
Email:
Web:
www.deanscourt.co.uk
Manchester, Preston

Virginia Hayton

Tel:
Work 0161 214 6000
Email:
Deans Court Chambers (Chambers of Tim Horlock QC)

Position

Virginia Hayton, following a general common law practice, has concentrated on Crime since 2001. She mainly appears on the Northern Circuit, however has appeared in Courts nationwide. She notably specialises in serious sexual offences, involving familial historic rapes and gang rape. Her general criminal work includes fraud, drug conspiracies, firearms offences and offences of violence up to and including murder. She has defended in a number of fitness to plead hearings and, thereafter, finding of fact hearings involving rape and serious sex offences. She mainly defends, however, also has a significant prosecution practice as a Level 4 prosecutor. Her regulatory Crime practice includes Health and Safety Executive Prosecutions, an area in which she also delivers lectures, and defending in the General Medical Council and Nursing and Midwifery Council. She has considerable experience in conducting inquests, representing insured, public sector bodies and private limited companies.

Career

Called 1999; Lincoln’s Inn.

Member

Northern Circuit; Criminal Bar Association.

Education

St Aidan’s College, Durham University; College of Law Chester; BVC, Manchester Metropolitan University.


Regional Bar : Northern Circuit

Crime

Within: Crime – Leading juniors

Virginia Hayton - Deans Court ChambersShe has a great bedside manner with clients.

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