Barrister profile for UK Bar 2022
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Crime - London (Bar)
Scott Ivill is an acclaimed junior with a strong track record in high-profile and serious cases. His recent caseload includes manslaughter and drugs cases.
Strengths: "A practical barrister who is easy to deal with."
Recent work: Represented a client charged with conspiracy to supply approximately 291 kg of cocaine which had been discovered in a space constructed in a refrigerated shipping container. The prosecution alleged that the defendants used an encrypted mobile communication device known as an Encro phone.
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Mr Ivill has vast experience of defending in the gravest of cases. He is regularly instructed by leading Defence firms in their most high profile, serious and complex cases and is described as a “Premier League” advocate. In addition to cases of homicide, he is instructed in matters of serious violence, armed robbery, firearms offences, large-scale drug conspiracies and sexual offences. He has been ranked consistently in Chambers & Partners as a Leading Barrister. Cases include: R v MH – attempted murder, R v AM – attempted murder, R v IE – possession of a firearm (machine gun) with intent to endanger life, R v RD – series of smash and grab robberies, R v GC – fraud, R v DS – Class A drug conspiracy.
Criminal Bar Association
Association of Regulatory & Disciplinary Lawyers
Health & Safety Lawyers Association