John Hedgecoe

John Hedgecoe - Barrister at St John's Buildings


Phone: 01244 323 070

Year of call: 1972

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“An efficient, approachable and persuasive advocate.”

Legal 500 2014

John read law at Hull University and was called to the bar by the Inner Temple in 1972.


  • Criminal Bar Association


  • Crime

    John is experienced in all areas of criminal law, including: murder, other offences of serious violence, sexual offences and fraud.


    R v Mark Bridger: Abduction and murder of April Jones in Machynlleth.

    R v Craig Holness: Conviction for Section 18 Wounding overturned in the Court of Appeal.

    R v Edgerton: Rape and sexual assault on multiple victims.

    R v T B: Solicitor acquitted of assault by penetration, sexual assault on partner.

    R v Craig Holness: Acquitted of sexual assault and attempt robbery.

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  • Fraud - Criminal


    R v Blue Water Ltd: Allegations of fraud and regulatory offences by cockle fishing company.

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