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Chambers of Patrick Harrington QC

TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 7BD, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7583 9241
Fax:
Fax 020 7583 0090
DX:
406 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.farrarsbuilding.co.uk

Leighton Hughes

Tel:
Work 0207 832 2816
Email:
Web:
www.farrarsbuilding.co.uk/barrister/leighton-hughes/
Farrar's Building (Chambers of Patrick Harrington QC)

Position

Leighton Hughes is a specialist Criminal Advocate, with substantial further experience in professional regulatory proceedings.

Leighton is regularly instructed in cases of the utmost gravity, including charges of murder, manslaughter, historic rape, drug conspiracies and complex frauds. Often the first choice in cases of great sensitivity, with experience of defending and prosecuting legal professionals, police officers and Doctors. Twenty five years of experience in local authority and health and safety prosecutions. Leighton is well known for his exhaustive preparation and client handling skills and is recognised for a sensitive yet determined approach.

Leighton habitually appears before the Court of Appeal Criminal Division and whilst he has significant experience being led he is often instructed as a leading junior. CPS Grade IV prosecutor for over 20 years.

Member

  • Criminal Bar Association
  • Tribunals Judge
  • Valuation Tribunal Judge
  • Legal Assessor to the General Medical Council
  • Legal Assessor to the Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • Legal Advisor to the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
  • Legal Chair to Police Disciplinary Panels


London Bar

Professional discipline and regulatory law

Within: Professional discipline and regulatory law – Leading juniors

Leighton Hughes - Farrar's BuildingHighly diligent, and inspires confidence among panels.

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Regional Bar : Wales and Chester Circuit

Regulatory, health and safety, and licensing

Within: Regulatory, health and safety, and licensing – Leading juniors

Leighton Hughes - Farrar's BuildingWell known for advising regulators on interpretation of existing procedural rules.

Within: Regulatory, health and safety, and licensing

Farrar's Building houses Leighton Hughes, who has a solid track record advising regulatory and disciplinary tribunals on cases involving professional misconduct and allegations of dishonesty.

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