John Bishop

Call: 1970

Practice areas

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  • LL.B. (Hons)(Lond)


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


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


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


  • Honourable Society of Middle Temple


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
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