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Lincoln House Chambers

Simon Gurney

Manchester, UK UK Bar Guide 2022 Ranked in 3 departments

Barrister profile for UK Bar 2022

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Crime - Northern (Bar)

Band 3

Simon Gurney
Simon Gurney is a talented junior who is noted for his expert handling of a range of serious criminal matters. He primarily acts for defendants, and is regularly instructed in homicides and cases involving historic sexual abuse. He is also well regarded for his expertise in drug conspiracies.
Strengths: "He is a very intelligent advocate who invariably prepares his cases comprehensively."
Recent work: Represented a defendant charged with the murder of one woman and attempted murder of a man. The female victim was a bystander who was caught in the crossfire of a drive-by shooting.
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Professional Discipline - The Regions (Bar)

Band 2

Simon Gurney
Simon Gurney is a barrister with strong expertise in representing police officers and healthcare professionals before their regulatory bodies. He is experienced in everything from fitness-to-practise hearings to High Court and Court of Appeal advocacy.
Strengths: "Simon was able to communicate with us in a way that was effectively understood and we felt able to engage on a constructive level. He was practical with his advice."
Recent work: Acted for a maxillofacial surgery specialist referred to the Medical Practitioners Tribunal due to concerns surrounding his honesty and competence, after the death of a patient.
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Financial Crime - The Regions (Bar)

Band 1

Simon Gurney
Simon Gurney is an esteemed junior with a broad practice spanning regulatory and criminal defence work. His expertise encompasses cross-border investigations and cases concerning allegations of fraud and money laundering.
Strengths: "Super bright and puts clients at ease. He is excellent both on his feet and on paper."
Recent work: Instructed on behalf of a lead defendant who was accused of organising a substantial conspiracy to defraud, along with six others.
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