Ian Hope > 23ES > London, England > Lawyer Profile

23ES
1 Gray\'s Inn Square
WC1R 5AA
England
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Position

Ian is an experienced trial advocate (CPS Grade 4 and Rape Specialist).  Since 2009 he has undertaken leading work, and prosecuted murder alone, and his practice is a healthy 50 / 50 mix of Defence and Prosecution work.

His talents are in analysing complex issues, formulating those issues within the appropriate legal framework and oral advocacy, especially dealing with clients and witnesses, whichever end of the social spectrum they may come from.

Ian has dealt with many sensitive cases, whether due to issues of vulnerability of defendants and / or witnesses, historical child sexual abuse or covert policing.  He has Security Clearance and has dealt with cases involving foreign and ‘supergrass’ evidence (“Bloggs 67”).

Career

Qualified 1996; Inner Temple.

Education

Ysgol Dinas Bran, Llangollen, Clwyd; University of Wales, Aberystwyth (1993 BA Joint (Hons) History and Geography (First Class)); City University (1995 Diploma in Law/CPE).

Leisure

Angling, rugby.