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Exchange Chambers

Chambers of Bill Braithwaite QC

ONE DERBY SQUARE, LIVERPOOL, L2 9XX, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0151 236 7747
Fax:
Fax 0151 236 3433
DX:
14207 LIVERPOOL
Email:
Web:
www.exchangechambers.co.uk
Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester

Ian Whitehurst

Tel:
Work 0151 236 7747
Email:
Web:
www.exchangechambers.co.uk/people/ian-whitehurst/
Exchange Chambers (Chambers of Bill Braithwaite QC)

Work Department

Criminal

Position

Called 1994

Career

Ian is a criminal and regulatory barrister with 24 years of experience at the criminal bar. He is recognised as a leading individual in the fields of crime and financial crime in Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500.

He has extensive experience of defending all types of serious crime including homicide and serious sexual offences. He also prosecutes and defends serious organised crime such as gang related homicide, large scale drugs and firearms conspiracies, corruption cases and armed robberies.

Ian also specialises in matters relating to fraud and other financial misconduct in particular MTIC Vat Fraud, Direct and Indirect Tax Fraud, Money Laundering and False Accounting.

He also has a significant practice in the niche areas of cyber crime and data protection, particularly excelling in cases with a very technical angle.

Ian also practices in regulatory and licensing work. He is instructed by local authorities, companies and individuals to advise upon and to conduct litigation in a myriad of fields.

Member

  • Criminal Bar Association
  • Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association
  • Cyber Crime Lawyers Association

Education

  • University of Hull, LLB (Hons) (1993)

Leisure

Cinema, history and football


Regional Bar: Northern Circuit

Crime

Within: Leading Juniors

Ian Whitehurst - Exchange Chambers ‚Äė Approachable, pragmatic and good with clients. ‚Äô

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Regulatory, health and safety, and licensing

Within: Leading Juniors

Ian Whitehurst - Exchange Chambers ‚Äė A proactive barrister who gives clear advice ‚Äô

Within: Regulatory, health and safety, and licensing

Members of the regulatory team at Exchange Chambers are instructed primarily on professional disciplinary and health and safety matters. The set's members accept both prosecution and defence instructions. John Jones QC recently defended an evangelical church in a health and safety prosecution following the death of a volunteer worker who fell through a suspended ceiling. Ian Whitehurst recently represented  a company in its appeal against a fine for the illegal dumping of waste, following the appellant's attempt to remove the waste and remediate the damage to the site.

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