Skip to content
Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Google+

John Upton

Year of call: 1998

VAT No: 754895183 | BSB Registration Click Here

Email: Send Email | Download full CV

Areas of Practice

Crime and Regulatory work – especially Commercial Road Transport, Judicial review. Having spent a long time in businesses of varying types and sizes, with an emphasis on finance and corporate treasury both domestic and international, I am comfortable with the rapid assimilation of large swathes of detail as well as knowledgeable about business and financial practices. In a previous existence I trained as an accountant and worked in general practice, specialist insolvency, and industry. I was also a classical musician before coming to the Bar.


Education & Qualifications

Called to the Bar 1998 (Gray’s Inn)
1997-8 BVC Inns of Court School of Law
1996-7 PG Dip Law (Commendation) Bournemouth University
1987-90 BA (Hons) Brunel University Music and Religion 2.I

Professional Courses

• Forensic Accounting
• Serious Sexual Offences
• Criminal Justice Act 2003
• Human Rights Act 1998
• Sexual Offences Act 2003
• Proceeds of Crime 2002

Professional Memberships

• Criminal Bar Association
• Member of Western Circuit
• Thames Valley Bar Mess


Golf, music, travel and trying to teach Labradors to do the ironing.