1980 (QC 2003)
“Immensely amiable, effective, intelligent and incisive” – few barristers enjoy a more comprehensive commendation from the legal directories.
The Legal 500 goes on to say that he is “charming with clients and versatile” and an “excellent jury advocate”.
Not surprisingly Simon Russell Flint QC is hugely in demand as a criminal advocate. His career highlights bear this out, and include the House of Lords murder case; R v Acott, R v Imeila; the trial of the ‘M25′ or ‘trophy’ rapist, R v Lin Liang Ren, Zhao Xiao Qing & Others; the Morecombe Bay cockle-picking disaster and more recently R v Twomey, Cameron, Blake & Hibberd; the first jury-less criminal trial in 400 years.