Martin Heslop QC

Barrister, QC

Martin is widely recognised as one of the Leading Silks at the Criminal Bar with extensive experience of criminal trials including corporate and financial crime. He also specialises in Gaming and Licensing, Health & Safety and associated areas of practice.

For 9 years as Treasury Counsel he prosecuted the most serious and complex cases. However, at the same time, unusually, he maintained a significant defence practice, being in demand to defend in major trials because of his advocacy and insight into the prosecution process.

On taking Silk, he has continued with a high profile criminal defence practice and is highly regarded for his excellent tactical skills and presentation in complex cases both in the UK and abroad.

He is generally regarded as one of the finest jury advocates today and his cross-examination skills are of the highest calibre.

In addition, he brings these skills to the fields of Gaming and Licensing, and Health & Safety representing leading operators throughout the world.

He is held in the highest regard by his peers and his successful cases are well known and documented.


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Martin Heslop QC

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