Bryan Cox QC


Bryan is a highly regarded advocate who specialises in serious crime, particularly  homicide, serious fraud and regulatory crime. Over recent years he has regularly been commended in the leading legal directories.  He has an interest  in human rights issues and is currently instructed to represent more than 8000 Kenyan nationals against the British government in relation to torture in Kenya during the 1950s.

Bryan both prosecutes and defends major cases of homicide and fraud. He has prosecuted and defended numerous cases involving “shaken baby syndrome” and is familiar with the literature and issues in this area. He is also often instructed to represent young defendants accused of serious crime.

He has also been involved in many high profile Health and Safety cases and has represented teachers and other professionals who have faced prosecution in relation to fatal accidents. He also has a great deal of experience in representing individuals and public organisations at inquests. When a junior he  was on the Attorney General’s ‘A” list  and conducted a number of high profile Health and safety cases involving fatalities.

As a junior Bryan conducted numerous judicial review cases, these often involved human rights issues, particularly in the field of education and housing law; he is the author of “The Law Relating to Special Educational Needs”. He is a member of Amnesty.


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Practice Areas

Regulatory and Criminal Litigation


Education Law

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