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Chambers of Jeremy Weston QC

1-3 WHITTALL STREET, BIRMINGHAM, B4 6DH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0121 236 0863
Fax:
Fax 0121 236 6961
DX:
16072 BIRMINGHAM
Email:
Web:
www.stiveschambers.co.uk
St Ives Chambers (Chambers of Jeremy Weston QC), Jason Pegg, Birmingham, ENGLAND

Jason Pegg

Tel:
Work 0121 236 0863
Email:
Web:
www.stiveschambers.co.uk/barristers/jason-pegg/
St Ives Chambers (Chambers of Jeremy Weston QC)

Work Department

Jason Pegg is a Barrister specialising in Criminal law.

Position

Jason Pegg is an experienced and well regarded criminal barrister with wide-ranging experience in all types of criminal work for both defence and prosecution. He is CPS Panel Advocate Grade 3.

Jason has extensive experience prosecuting serious and often complex criminal trials before the Crown Court and representing the Crown at the Court of Appeal.

HIs appointments include 
Her Majesty’s Assistant Coroner for Coventry & County of Warwickshire and Her Majesty’s Assistant Coroner for West London.

Career

Year of Call: 1994

Jason has a flourishing defence practice, having established a following of solicitors who recognise his ability to readily identify the real issues in a case and deal with sensitive issues effectively. Jason gains the trust and respect of others through pragmatism, robust representation, enthusiasm and a desire to consistently produce work of a high professional standard.

In addition to his expertise in criminal law, he has a thorough practical knowledge of coronial law, military law and the laws of armed conflict.

Jason accepts instructions prosecuting and defending in regulatory criminal proceedings. He has regularly acted in relation to Health & Safety Executive and Trading Standards cases and is able to represent clients at professional disciplinary tribunals.

In addition, he has appeared on behalf of corporate entities, including Health Trusts, at inquests.

Notable Cases:

R v James Atherley Birmingham Crown Court 2018. Defence counsel – Murder by stabbing.

R v Carl Brookes et al Crown Court at Birmingham 2018 – Defence counsel,  Acquittal of the “face of the prison riots” HMP Birmingham Riots.

R v BaskervilleCrown Court at Stoke. Defence counsel – Acquitted of importing prohibited weapons. Encapsulated in a work of art by the infamous Charles Bronson aka Charles Salvador.

R v S & Others Operation Swater, Crown Court at Birmingham 2017 - Prosecution counsel, £1.3 million fraud case.

R v CW et al Crown Court at Birmingham 2017 - Defence counsel, Gang related kidnapping and robbery with firearm.

R v ZT et al, Crown Court at Warwick, 2017 - Defence counsel, Modern Slavery Act 2015 and sexual offences

R v EB, Crown Court at Birmingham - Defence counsel, Cruelty to a child

R v N, Crown Court at Birmingham, 2016 - Defence counsel, Historic rape of 6-year-old boy

R v RH, Crown Court at Birmingham 2016 - Defence counsel, Assault by penetration of 7-year-old child

R v JH, Crown Court at Birmingham 2016 - Defence counsel, Indecency with a child under 14

R v Mohammed Ali, Crown Court at Birmingham, 2014 - Murder by strangulation

R v Dorr, Crown Court at Worcester, 2011 - Premiership referee committing sexual offences against young boys

Inquest Touching the Death of Lee Churcher - Coroner finding suicide of soldier in Iraq

Inquest Touching the Death of Michael Thacker - Coroner finding unlawful killing of soldier whilst on active service in Afghanistan

Inquest Touching the Death of Eddie (Joanne) Latham - Counsel for Health Trust, Suicide of transgender prisoner

Inquest Touching the Death of Dean Boland - Counsel for Health Trust, Death from mixed drug toxicity, including "legal highs."

Jason has also been appointed as Her Majesty’s Assistant Coroner for Coventry & County of Warwickshire and as Her Majesty's Assistant Coroner for West London.

Languages

English

Member

Member of Coroners’ Society

Member of Commonwealth Magistrates’ and Judges’ Association

Education

LLB (Hons)

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