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Jeremy Hill-Baker

Year of call:
1983
Education:
1982
Leeds University, LLB (Hons)
1983
Inns of Court School of Law, London, Bar Finals
Career:
1983
Pupil of His Honour Judge Simon Lawler QC at No 6, Leeds
1984
Tenant at No 6
2015
No 6 becomes Park Square Barristers
Appointments:
1999
Assistant recorder of the Crown Court, North Eastern Circuit
2000
Recorder of the Crown Court, North Eastern Circuit
2001
Recorder authorised to try civil cases
2012
Recorder authorised to try serious sex cases Grade-4 prosecutor authorised to conduct rape & serious sex cases
2014
Elected a governing bencher of the Inner Temple

Jeremy Hill-Baker specialises exclusively in crime. He has considerable experience in complex and serious heavyweight cases, and will act for the prosecution or the defence. He is a Grade-4 and specialist rape prosecutor, adept at dealing with young and vulnerable witnesses.

Jeremy’s practice also encompasses fraud, robbery, serious violence, drugs and people trafficking. He is skilled at presenting cases in a jury-friendly manner.

Notable & reported cases

R v Martindale (1986) 4 Cr App R 31 – Meaning of knowledge when in possession of controlled drugs.

David Moor, Newcastle Crown Court (1999) – Junior for the prosecution in the trial of Dr David Moor, charged with murdering a patient (having admitted in an interview to the press that he had helped up to 300 patients to die).

William Finnegan, Bradford Crown Court (2013 ) – Defended a Catholic priest on charges of sexually assaulting an altar-girl. He had been secretly married for over 10 years and his wife gave evidence for the defence.

Contact Jeremy’s clerks

Andrew Thornton on 0113 213 5202

Gina Hawkins on 0113 213 5205

Rebecca Wilson on 0113 213 5203

Hannah Dempsey on 0113 213 5211