Glyn Samuel

Call: 1991

Introduction

Glyn is a very experienced trial advocate and also has considerable expertise in arguing points of law before the appellate Courts. He has a practice that has evolved around regulatory and licensing law (in both civil and criminal jurisdictions) and in criminal law (almost exclusively in the Crown and Appellate Courts).

A particular area of specialisation has been as Independent Counsel, advising various prosecuting authorities upon matters of Legal Professional Privilege. In this field Glyn has been instructed in major criminal investigations involving, amongst others, HM Revenue & Customs, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, Home Office, NCIS, RART, UKBA and various Police services throughout the Country.

Glyn has for several years been significantly involved in matters of firearms licensing and certification for a number of local police forces. His cases have included review of the use of firearms in hunting and the use of so called humane despatch weapons. He has also been instructed to argue several matters relating to firearms legislation before the higher Courts.

Glyn was appointed Deputy Chancellor (Judge of the Consistory Court dealing with Ecclesiastical and Canon Law) of Coventry Diocese in 2010 and was appointed Deputy Chancellor of Leeds (West Yorkshire and the Dales) in 2016.

Glyn is a Level 4 prosecutor on the Crown Prosecution Service panel of advocates and is on the Rape and Serious Sexual Offences panel

Qualifications and Appointments:

Deputy Chancellor of Coventry Diocese (Judge of the Consistory Court) – 2010

Deputy Chancellor of Leeds (West Yorkshire and the Dales) – 2016

Articles and Publications:

Glyn has written articles on Legal Professional Privilege, Alcohol licensing and on firearms law. He has given lectures on Firearms Licensing and Child protection. He was invited to lecture on Child Protection law to Masters students at the University of Warwick Medical school. He was, for several years, a tutor for paediatricians on an accredited course concerning the giving and presentation of expert evidence.

Memberships:

Criminal Bar Association

Ecclesiastical Judges Association and Ecclesiastical Law Society

 


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