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Scott Ingram

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Scott is a Criminal Defence Lawyer based in London, specialising in crime, professional misconduct and inquests.  Regularly involved in high profile cases.  Acknowledged expert in police shooting cases - represented police firearms officers in the Jean Charles de Menezes, Mark Duggan and Azelle Rodney shooting cases - July 2015 sucessfully defended the officer at his trial for murder.  Advised the officers in the investigation following the police response to the Westminster and Borough Market terrorist attacks in 2017.  Currently representing officer W80 in disciplinary proceedings following the shooting of Jermaine Baker in 2015 and clients in inquests into deaths of Duncan Tomlin in 2014 and Leroy Medford in 2017.  Scott lectures on post incident procedures in death or serious injury investigations.  He is an expert  in police disciplinary proceedings and coroners' inquests and has been involved in the Judical Review proceedings on the controversial issues of anonymity and self-defence.


Qualified 1983.  Undertook prosecution work for Surrey Constabulary pre the Crown Prosecution Service.  Joined Russel Jones and Walker (now Slater and Gordon Lawyers) in 1986 and specialised in defence work thereafter.  1989 made Partner, currently National Practice Group Leader heading the Crime and Regulatory Group..


London Criminal Courts Solicitors Association; International Bar Association.


Warriston School, Dumfriesshire; Brunel University (1980 LLB); Solicitors Finals (1981).


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London: Crime, fraud and licensing

Crime: general

Within: Crime: general

Slater and Gordon has a ‘Professional and dedicated’ team that specialises in representing Police Federation clients in relation to police use of force, fatal road traffic accidents, gross misconduct, criminal investigations, misconduct proceedings and deaths in police custody. The ‘very capable and highly experiencedScott Ingram heads the team. Susan Freeburn recently advised a Met police officer accused of assault occasioning actual bodily harm whilst policing a football match, he was acquitted at trial.

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