Jaime Hamilton QC- A Top Criminal Law Barrister sits down with Sara El Kaysi


Sara El Kaysi is joined by a top criminal law barrister, Jaime Hamilton QC, for another episode of ‘The Latest with Law Simplified’.Jaime is a Queen’s Counsel, a Deputy Head of Chambers at 9 St. John Street Chambers, Manchester and an accredited advocacy trainer with over 20 years of experience in criminal law. He is known for his constant blogging about the UK’s Criminal Justice System through his active presence on Twitter. (@ViewFromTheNorth).

In this episode, Jaime simplifies the new Police, Crime and Sentencing 2021 Bill and its implications.  He also talks about Encrochat, what it is and the admissibility of the messages in criminal proceedings.  For more information about Encrochat, check out a recent article which we published at www.law-simplified.co.uk.

When asked, Jaime confirmed having dressed up as Batman and in the traditional QC outfit for a party and gave us a glimpse of the most bizarre case which he prosecuted, live now on Tiktok!! (@lawsimplifieduk). He also shared some really valuable tips for aspiring barristers wanting to enter the legal profession.