John Riley > 23ES > London, England > Lawyer Profile

1 Gray\'s Inn Square

Work Department

General crime.


John Riley has experience in all areas of criminal law, both prosecuting and defending including Murder, firearms offences and drugs cases. He is an acknowledged expert specialising in serious sexual offending involving children as defendants and witnesses and adult witnesses with significant vulnerabilities using special measures. For nearly ten years John was the Criminal Bar Association lead on vulnerable and child witnesses sitting on senior multi agency working groups and committees, responding to Government consultations and requests for assistance with relevant new legislation. John has contributed to publications and books on topics related to his specialisation. John is a grade 4 CPS prosecutor regularly acting as Leading Junior in complex and high profile cases, often appearing against Queens Counsel.


Criminal Bar Association, South Eastern Circuit, Honourable Society of the Middle Temple.