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Chambers of Steven Kay QC

LONDON, WC1R 4AZ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7489 2727
Fax:
Fax 020 7489 2828
DX:
453 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.9bedfordrow.co.uk
9 Bedford Row (Chambers of Steven Kay QC), Ignatius Hughes QC, London, ENGLAND

Ignatius Hughes QC

Tel:
Work 020 7489 2727
Email:
9 Bedford Row (Chambers of Steven Kay QC)

Position

Ignatius Hughes is a specialist in all aspects of criminal law, with extensive experience of the most serious cases. Notable cases include: R v McArthur – rape of partner by defendant on life licence for rape; R v Bailey – murder by joint enterprise during burglary, eighteen year old defendant; R v Ling: Surrey landscape-gardener who murdered his mistress after discovering her ‘infidelity’, provocation defence; R v Riley – murder and disposal of body of landlady; R v R: ‘shaken baby syndrome’ death; R v Martin – shaken baby syndrome; R v K – shaken baby syndrome; R v Hahn – murder during armed robbery, causation/ intent issues; R v White – attempted murder, car as weapon, severing victim’s legs; R v Lengfield – murder; R v Roberts – murder/diminished responsibility manslaughter; R v Starr and others – murder by group of young men with a single firearm; R v Hartrey – murder by group attack; R v Payne – murder; R v Brand – murder of homeless man; R v Burston – attempted murder of young nephew; R v Bedford – attempted murder with a Samurai-sword in Cheltenham; R v Smith-Keary – multi-million pound intervention board EU subsidy fraud; R v Summers – multi-million pound ‘Ponzi’ investment fraud; R v Sinmanz – (so-called ‘Son of the Devil’ case), multiple rapes; R v Lee – large scale drugs and money laundering; R v Ford – murder of wife/ diminished responsibility; R v Chappell – rape/sleep disorder automatism.

Career

Called 1986; Silk 2009.

Member

Western Circuit; South Eastern Circuit; CBA.

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