Jonas Hankin KC > Chambers of Adrian Keeling KC and Jonathan Jones KC > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Adrian Keeling KC and Jonathan Jones KC
No5 Barristers' Chambers
B4 6DR

Work Department

Criminal Law


Described in Chambers UK as “a class act” and in the Legal 500 as “a wonderful advocate with a fantastic grasp of pathology”, Jonas Hankin QC is established as one of the country’s leading silks in the field of child homicide. Notable cases include the murders of Daniel Pelka, Evelyn-Rose Muggleton and Dylan Tiffin-Brown, and the manslaughter of Rebecca Kandare. He is a contributing author to the leading textbook, ‘Paediatric Forensic Medicine Pathology’ (CRC Press, 3rd edition).


Called to the Bar 1994; QC 2013.


Criminal Bar Association


King’s College, London (BA Hons)

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Midland Circuit > Crime (general and fraud)

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 2

Jonas Hankin KCNo5 Barristers’ Chambers ‘Jonas is an outstanding barrister. He is one of the field leaders in cases of homicide or serious injury involving complex medical and causation issues. He has significant experience in assessing detailed medical material and identifying further lines of enquiry. He is a confident and highly articulate advocate with the ability to present the most nuanced and factually complex cases to juries in an accessible manner.’