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Virginia Hayton

Manchester, UK UK Bar Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments

Barrister profile for UK Bar 2021

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Crime - Northern (Bar)

Band 3

Virginia Hayton
A respected advocate with an impressive serious crime practice. She is particularly well versed in defending those charged with murder and sexual offences, including rape, prostitution and child abuse. She also appears for the defence in cases concerning serious organised crime and driving offences, including death by dangerous driving. She has experience in regulatory and health and safety work.
Strengths: "She is collaborative and she really takes comments on board. She is good with clients and is an excellent advocate." "Meticulous in her preparation."
Recent work: Instructed in R v Bruce McLean, a case involving historic sexual offences.
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Inquests & Public Inquiries - The Regions (Bar)

Band 2

Virginia Hayton
Instructed by local authorities across the North West. She has strong knowledge of health and safety matters, and has acted in numerous inquests involving issues of social care or policing.
Strengths: "She's fantastic on her feet and is an amazing advocate. She's very thorough, meticulous and well prepared."
Recent work: Instructed to represent Liam Tse, head chef at Beautiful Drinks restaurant, at the inquest of Shahida Shahid, who died following an allergic reaction to a meal at the restaurant.
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