William Hingston

William Hingston

Introduction

William joined Linenhall Chambers as a pupil in October 2016 and became a Tenant in October 2017.

Career History

William was called to the Bar by Middle Temple in 2015 after which he worked for a company acting as a portal between lay clients and direct access barristers. He has also advised clients during police station interviews and has a particular interest in working with vulnerable clients and those with learning difficulties.

Education

BPP Law School – GDL and BPTC

The University of Manchester – BA (Hons) Politics and Economics

Memberships and Associations

Criminal Bar Association

The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple

Human Rights Lawyers’ Association

Cases

R v A M (2017) – successful defence of a young female client charged with child abduction (Llandudno)

R v C M (2017) – successful defence of a client charged with assault. The acquittal came in spite of lengthy bad character evidence adduced by the prosecution and the defendant’s guilty pleas to peripheral offences (Mold)