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Chambers of David Perry QC & Simon Denison QC

21 COLLEGE HILL, LONDON, EC4R 2RP, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 3301 0910
DX:
135185 CHEAPSIDE
Email:
Web:
www.6kbw.com

Duncan Atkinson QC

Tel:
Work 020 3301 0910
Email:
6KBW COLLEGE HILL (Chambers of David Perry QC & Simon Denison QC)

Position

Duncan has appeared as Leading, Sole andJunior Counsel in numerous homicide cases, including the murders of Milly Dowler and Carole Waugh. He has also appeared in cases of corporate and gross negligence manslaughter. Duncan has appeared as Leading or Junior Counsel in terrorist cases, including the ‘fertiliser plot’ case, a plot to kidnap a soldier and, most recently, the trial of a student convicted of preparing for acts of terrorism. 

Duncan has appeared in many cases of serious and complex fraud and corruption, including cases brought by the SFO and HMRC. He also has particular experience of various forms of cybercrime. He has acted both in an advisory capacity and as an advocate in relation to health and safety legislation.

Duncan regularly appears in appellate work, including two recent appearances in the Supreme Court in relation to the definition of terrorism and assisted suicide.

Duncan’s publications include: ‘EU Law in Criminal Practice’ (editor); ‘Blackstone’s Guide to the Criminal Procedure Rules’ (co-author); ‘Blackstone’s Criminal Practice’; and ‘Fraud: Criminal Law and Procedure’ (contributor).

Career

Called 1995; appointed Treasury Counsel 2009; Recorder 2012, Queen's Counsel 2015.

Member

Criminal Bar Association ; South Eastern Circuit (committee member); Central Criminal Court Bar Mess (Junior of the Mess).

Education

University of Bristol (LLB Hons) (First Class); Lord Justice Holker Scholarship, Gray’s Inn.


London Bar

Crime (general crime)

Within: Crime (general crime) – 2016 silks

Duncan Atkinson QC - 6KBW College Hill β€˜A star in the making.’

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