Barrister profile for UK Bar 2022
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Police Law: Mainly Defendant - All Circuits
Guy Ladenburg is a barrister in demand to represent police officers in misconduct proceedings, and forces at inquests. He is also notably experienced in related judicial review claims.
Strengths: "He has got a very pleasant manner, and panels find him persuasive. He presents an impressive case even when he doesn't have much to work with."
Recent work: Acted for Greater Manchester Police at the Manchester Arena Inquiry.
Licensing - London (Bar)
Guy Ladenburg boasts a broad practice and acts for the police, restaurants and nightclubs. He is an expert in food safety and entertainment as well as a number of related regulatory areas.
Strengths: "He is an experienced and able advocate."
Recent work: Represented the Soho House group on an application to extend the opening hours in Hackney's cumulative impact zone.
Crime - London (Bar)
Professional Discipline - London (Bar)
Guy Ladenburg is a barrister known for his expert representation of police officers in unsatisfactory performance matters, criminal cases and gross misconduct proceedings. He routinely acts for the police in coroners' inquests into deaths in custody and other suspicious deaths. He also has experience acting for the Metropolitan Police, the GDC and other professional regulators.
Strengths: "Quick to respond and excellent on his feet. His drafting is always precisely what's required and to the point." "He puts clients at ease, and is very knowledgeable and a good, safe pair of hands."
Recent work: Acted for a police sergeant in Hampshire in gross misconduct proceedings stemming from a probe being placed in the office of the Serious Organised Crime Unit in Basingstoke. The Appropriate Authority alleged a 'toxic culture' of racism, sexism, misogyny and homophobia.
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Prosecutes and defends fraud and serious crime, and practises across a range of regulatory areas. A CPS grade 4 serious crime, fraud and RASSO prosecutor and on the Regulatory ‘A’ list. Current instructions include prosecuting an election fraud and defending in an insider trading prosecution.
Represents police officers from forces nationwide in performance and misconduct proceedings, criminal trials and inquests, and also represents police forces in relation to inquests. He is currently representing GMP in the Manchester Arena Public Inquiry. Other specializations include the full range of Licensing work for applicants, appellants, local authorities and police; advising Police forces and regulatory authorities across a range of regulatory and criminal areas; acting in judicial review proceedings for individual officers, the IOPC and the NCA; advising in matters arising from the Gambling Act 2005; appearing on behalf of casinos in applications for freezing injunctions in the High Court; appearing in judicial review claims on behalf of claimant, defendant, and interested parties.
Called to the Bar 2000.
Co-author of Blackstone’s Guide to the Fraud Act (2006).
St. Hugh’s College Oxford (1st Class BA Hons).