Expertise

Giles Bark-Jones leads the ‘well-respected’ team at Bark&co, which focuses on complex, high-profile criminal matters. Alison Hill is ‘calm under fire’.
Legal500, 2016

Bark&co has a highly active serious crime profiles with a record of involvement in an excellent list of high profile matters over recent years. These include the News of the World ‘phone hacking’ and subsequent computer hacking investigations, the ‘Clerkenwell crime syndicate’ case, and the Operation Yewtree sexual offences investigation.

This year, highlights have included acting for a professional footballer who was acquitted of an attempted murder of a man after a night out; representing a serving Metropolitan Police Officer, in relation to allegations that he controlled a prostitution ring; several international drugs importation cases; and acting for the lead defendant in the largest crash for cash investigation ever undertaken; as well as a host of other high profile murder, manslaughter, sexual offences and drugs matters. We also have impressive expertise in the fast growing area of Cyber Crime.