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Chambers of Simon Denison QC

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

William Hays

Tel:
Work 020 3301 0910
Email:
Web:
www.6kbw.com/people/barristers/william-hays
6KBW COLLEGE HILL (Chambers of Simon Denison QC)

Position

Will is highly-regarded practising in crime, fraud, the proceeds of crime, extradition and mutual legal assistance, and judicial review. He has appeared in the most significant recent cases on confiscation, including three cases before the Supreme Court. He advises companies, prosecuting authorities and overseas governments on restraint, confiscation and enforcement. Will also practises in general civil litigation and appears regularly in the Tribunal, Tax and Immigration chambers.

Notable cases include: R v Waya (a Supreme Court matter which is the most important case on confiscation in the last decade); R (Seroka) v Redhill Magistrates’ Court (a complex high court challenge to a speeding conviction concerning the admissibility of evidence produced by the LTI 20-20 speed scope); and R v Q (concerning the correct approach to sentencing young persons to detention and training orders).

Career

Called 2006. Attorney General’s Panel for Civil Litigation (List B); Serious Fraud Office Panel of Counsel (List C); Crown Prosecution Service Prosecutor (Grade 2).

Member

Member of the Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association, South Eastern Circuit.

Education

University of Oxford, BA (Hons), Modern History and Economics.


London Bar

Proceeds of Crime Act and asset forfeiture

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William Hays - 6KBW College HillHis practice includes confiscation work for the NCA, CPS and the convicted.

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