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St John's Buildings

Chambers of Sally Harrison QC

7 LEOPOLD STREET, SHEFFIELD, S1 2GY, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0114 273 8951
Fax:
Fax 0114 2760848
DX:
10565 SHEFFIELD 1
Email:
Web:
www.stjohnsbuildings.com

Richard Thyne

Tel:
Work 0114 273 8951
Email:
Web:
stjohnsbuildings.com/people/richard-thyne
St John's Buildings (Chambers of Richard Norton)

Work Department

Crime
Regulatory
Inquests
Public/Administrative

Position

Richard is a busy and experienced criminal advocate. His work includes heavyweight crime (such as murder, manslaughter, drug trafficking and firearms offences), financial crime, serious sexual offences, and cases where death or serious injury has resulted from driving. He has a balanced practice of defence and prosecution work and he is a CPS Level 4 (rape and serious sexual offences panel) prosecutor.

Richard has appeared as a leading and a led junior, as well as a junior alone. He has prosecuted and defended in a significant number of large, multi-handed cases. He is experienced in dealing with numerous fields of expert evidence including medical, scientific (blood distribution, DNA, fingerprints, document examination, cell site analysis and digital evidence), as well as road traffic accident reconstruction.

He has a detailed knowledge of the law relating to disclosure, and has been instructed as Special Counsel to review sensitive documents in proceedings brought by HM Revenue & Customs, and the former Serious and Organised Crime Agency.

Career

Richard was called to the Bar in 2002. During his first 10 years in practice he gained a wealth of advocacy and advisory experience whilst undertaking a broad and varied range of criminal, regulatory and civil cases. In recent years he has specialised almost exclusively in criminal and regulatory law, together with associated coronial and judicial review proceedings.

Member

  • Criminal Bar Association
  • Administrative Law Bar Association


Regional Bar : North Eastern Circuit

Crime

Within: Crime – Leading juniors

Richard Thyne - St John's BuildingsHe has the ability to swiftly assimilate complex aspects of a case.

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