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Chambers of John Price QC and Cairns Nelson QC
23 Essex Street
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Hugh Forgan is a highly experienced criminal law barrister. He was called in 1989 and has developed a practice exclusively in criminal law. He regularly acts as a leading junior both for the defence and for the prosecution. He specialises in complex cases particularly in areas such as fraud and money laundering but also practices more generally and has been instructed to act in case covering all areas of criminal law including murder, rape and serious drug offences. Hugh has recent experience of cases covered by the VHCC scheme. He is a grade 4 prosecutor and is on the prosecution rape list.


Qualified 1989; Lincoln’s Inn.


Criminal Bar Association, South Eastern Circuit


Fettes College, Edinburgh; Peterhouse College, Cambridge (1988 BA (Hons) Law).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Crime

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Hugh Forgan23 Essex StreetHe defends and prosecutes, including in sex offence cases.