Grant Vanstone is a practising Criminal Barrister involved in both prosecution and defence work. Called to the bar in 1988, He has wide experience in all criminal cases including murder, attempted murder, conspiracy to murder, serious fraud, conspiracy to steal, money laundering, serious sexual offences, kidnapping, armed robbery, public order and serious drug offences.
He has been involved in training and lecturing including the Inn, solicitors and other professional bodies. He is a registered pupillage supervisor with Middle Temple and has been involved in training the Bedford Police.
Grant’s practice incorporates all areas of crime, but particular specialities include fraud (including computer and internet fraud), drug offences (National Crime Agency), people trafficking, murder, all offences of violence (including large scale prison riots and a number of football cases), firearms offences, car ringing and rape. He has defended extensively in cases involving defendants with mental health issues. Other areas of speciality are Police discipline, Road Traffic, Inquests, football banning orders, health and safety and other financial regulatory work.
- Criminal Bar Association
- Middle Temple
- South Eastern Circuit
- Pupillage Supervisor
Awards, Qualifications & Other
Grade 1 CPS Counsel