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23 Essex Street

Chambers of John Price QC and Cairns Nelson QC

LONDON, WC2R 3AA, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7413 0353
Fax:
Fax 020 7413 0374
DX:
148 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.23es.com
London, Manchester

Allison Hunter

Tel:
Work 020 7413 0353
Email:
23 Essex Street (Chambers of John Price QC and Cairns Nelson QC)

Position

Allison is routinely instructed to prosecute and defend in cases of significant gravity, complexity and sensitivity, often high profile in nature, attracting national and local media attention. Her experience ranges from murder, gang related murder, offences of serious violence, cases involving major organised national and international crime networks, human trafficking, firearms, drugs, serious fraud and money laundering, driving fatalities, and serious and historical sexual offending. Allison has particular expertise in cases involving covert investigations and requiring extensive consideration of RIPA, PII and the Disclosure Regime. She also has significant expertise in the handling of complex forensic evidence (DNA, Body fluids, Blood Pattern Analysis, Fibre analysis, Firearms, Gunshot Residue, Toxicology).

Allison is a CPS Grade 4 Prosecutor and Rape Specialist. She is also included on CPS HQ Central Casework Divisions Advocate Panel Specialist Lists for the Serious Crime Group and Fraud. She led the first contested case involving section 73 SOCPA agreements, and also the first prosecution for the importation of Ketamine into UK and was invited to advise and participate with the panel that negotiated with the Home Office for the successful inclusion of Ketamine within the schedules to the Misuse of Drugs Act.

Career

Called 1986; Lincolns’ Inn.

Member

Criminal Bar Association; South East Circuit Bar Mess.


London Bar

Crime (general crime)

Within: Crime (general crime) – 2017 silks

Allison Hunter QC - 23 Essex StreetAstonishingly clever, she possesses advocacy skills most of the Bar can only dream of.

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