Barrister profile for UK Bar 2022
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Crime - South Eastern (Bar)
Ross Talbott is a well-regarded junior who prosecutes and defends serious sexual offences and organised crime cases. He is regularly instructed in complex criminal matters such as current and historic sexual assault allegations.
Strengths: "He has a calm and thoughtful manner about him which the juries like, and an effective approach. He will always find a sensible solution to the problem." "He is approachable, thorough, prompt in dealing with advice work and very strong on the law."
Recent work: Defended a church organist charged with the extensive historical sexual abuse of a female child to whom he was a mentor and teacher and also her brother whom he also taught.
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Crime (focussing on sexual offences, offences against children and homicide)
Family (particularly children law)
Ross Talbott is recognised as one of the leading barristers in the South-East and is regularly instructed in the most serious cases to come before the courts. He is widely recognised as an expert in cases involving recent and non-recent serious sexual allegations and those involving the sexual, physical and emotional abuse of children and vulnerable adults.
Ross accepts instructions in both the Criminal and the Family Courts, applying his expertise across both jurisdictions in cases of the utmost severity with a firm focus on cases involving the serious physical, sexual and emotional harm of children.
Ross is regularly instructed as Leading Counsel in cases in which the instruction of two advocates is authorised, is appointed to the CPS Advocate Panel at level four (the highest level) and the CPS Rape and Serious Sexual Offences panel.
Ross has sat as a Recorder since 2019.
Criminal Bar Association Equality and Diversity Committee
Family Law Bar Association