John Bishop

Call: 1970

Practice areas

Public Access : Yes

Education

  • LL.B. (Hons)(Lond)

Background

John has always had a wide and varied Common Law practice that has also included chancery, regulatory and local authority elements.

Crime

Experience of the whole criminal calendar, including murder and serious fraud. Also extensive courts-martial work in the UK, Germany, Northern Ireland and Brunei.

Civil

Contract, tort (inc. professional negligence), building and boundary disputes. Also some probate/Inheritance Act work.

Memberships

  • Honourable Society of Middle Temple

Interests

Photography, antiquarian books

Related Cases

  • Canterbury City Council v Ali [2013] EWHC 2360 Admin – local authority regulation of taxi drivers
  • R v Pearce [1996] Crim L.R. 442 CA – real property not to be forfeited under s.27, Misuse of Drugs Act, 1971
  • R v Crn. Ct. at Inner London Sessions ex p. Baines & Baines [1987] 3 All ER 1025 – no privilege in solicitor’s conveyancing documents in production order under PACE – proceeds of Brink’s MAT robbery
  • R v Young (1984) 78 Crim. App. R. 288 Ct.-MAC – drunkenness no defence to drug possession
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John Bishop
10 King's Bench Walk
Temple
London EC4Y 7EB
(t) +44 (0)20 7353 7742
(f) +44 (0)20 7583 0579
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