William Eaglestone > 23ES > London, England > Barrister Profile

1 Gray's Inn Square
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William Eaglestone is a criminal and regulatory lawyer, whose practice extends to health and safety, trading standards, police discipline and civil actions involving the police. A persuasive trial advocate with several years experience in criminal law before coming to the Bar, William is a CPS Grade 3 prosecutor and a member of the CPS Rape List. He has a particular interest in cases with vulnerable witnesses and defendants. He has recently been instructed in a number of sexual offence cases where both the complainants and defendants are young people and children. William defends before the Fitness to Practice Panel of the Nursing and Midwifery Council. He is a Middle Temple Advocacy trainer.


Qualified 2001; Middle Temple.


Oxford University (1994 BA); City University (2000 LLB).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Crime

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 4

William Eaglestone – 23ES ‘William is an intelligent and versatile advocate. He has a good sense of humour which he uses sensitively during jury trials. He is a thorough and tenacious cross-examiner and an excellent all-round criminal barrister, whether prosecuting or defending.’