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Basil Hillman

Year of call: 1968

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Employed as Graduate Trainee (Elliott-Automation) and Merchant Banking (Guinness Mahon) before Call to the Bar 1968
Gray’s Inn

Appointments: Deputy Metropolitan Stipendiary Magistrate 1985-1992

Professional Qualifications: MA (Mod.)Legal Science: Trinity College Dublin

Professional Memberships: Criminal Bar Association

Areas of Practice: Criminal Specialist

Languages: Conversational French

Other interests: Family, Music, Travel, Gardening

  • Case Profile

    R v Gemmell & Richards[2002 ] Crim L.R. 926 

    Consideration by Court of Appeal(Criminal Division) of R v. Caldwell [19821} A.C. 341 in light of Article 6 of ECHR, and now under appeal to the House of Lords.


    Att.-Gen.’S Reference Nos. 7, 8, 9 And 10 Of 2000 (Imran Kahn And Others)

    [2001] 1 Cr.App.R.(S.) 166: Cr.App.R.(S.): 2001: 1: [2001] 1 Cr.App.R.(S.) 166Cr.App.R.(S.) robbery by youths of passengers on train, whether custodial sentences appropriate.


    Funderburk, R. (1990) 90 Cr.App.R. 466: 1990: 90: (1990) 90 Cr.App.R. Evidence

    Unlawful sexual intercourse with girl aged 13 – issue of virginity – cross-examination of alleged victim as to admissions of previous intercourse with others – evidence to rebut denial of alleged admissions – Criminal Procedure Act 1865, s.4 -[1981]