Ben practices in heavyweight crime. He both prosecutes and defends.
He is a Grade 3 Prosecutor, on the CPS rape list and Fraud Panel (Level 2).
Past experience includes being instructed alone in a nine week historic child sex case and prosecuting numerous multi-handed matters.
Ben has appeared frequently before the Court of Appeal.
Ben is a member of the Criminal Bar Association.
Awards, Qualifications & Other
Ben was elected to Hackney Council in 2012, representing Hackney Central Ward. He is Vice Chair of Hackney’s Health Scrutiny Commission, sits on the Council of Governors at the Homerton Hospital and is a member of the Corporate Parenting Board.
Grade 3 CPS Counsel
CPS Rasso Panel
Ben Hayhurst is approved to accept instructions direct from international and UK clients on a direct access basis, without the need for a solicitor intermediary in appropriate cases.