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Doughty Street Chambers

53-54 DOUGHTY STREET, LONDON, WC1N 2LS, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7404 1313
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Fax 020 7404 2283
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223 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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Bristol, London, Manchester

David Hislop QC

Tel:
Work 020 7404 1313
Email:
Doughty Street Chambers (Doughty Street Chambers)

Work Department

Crime, human rights, extradition.

Position

General crime: David has a strong homicide practice with a particular expertise in forensic science from non-accidental head injury (NAHI) to blood pattern evidence, DNA, RNA analysis, time of death evidence, cause of death and computer science. Recent examples being R v Lundy No 1 (2013), R v Lundy No 2 (2014) and R v Boswell (2014) and R v Roberts (2013), R v Sode & Anor (2014). Appellate: He regularly advises on appeals against conviction, particularly for murder, both to the Privy Council, Court of Appeal and the Criminal Cases Review Commission. His appellate work has lead to the quashing of four convictions for murder in recent years. White collar crime: David has considerable experience in this area, with a particular emphasis on fraud and regulatory work.

Career

Called 1989; Gray’s Inn; QC 2010. Admitted to High Court of New Zealand 1979. Publications of note: contributing author to ‘A Practitioner’s Guide to the Law and Regulation of Financial Crime’, providing specialist chapters on bribery and corruption and search warrants and production orders 2010.

Education

Whangarei Boys High School; University of Auckland (New Zealand) LLB, 1978.

Leisure

Rugby, gym, wine, family.


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Crime (general crime)

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David Hislop QC - Doughty Street ChambersHis work includes multi-defendant murder cases.

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