Geoffrey is a civil litigation specialist with Higher Rights since 1994.

He obtained an MA at Cambridge University where he studied philosophy and law and was an Exhibitioner. He sat as a deputy District Judge for 10 years. He has all the attributes of a good litigator: a quick analytical mind, an ability to assimilate complex and voluminous factual detail, the capacity for meticulous preparation, an eye for the hidden point. He is very experienced. He counts success not only on winning cases but limiting the loss and exposure of defendants.   He has appeared on television on legal issues.

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01 Mar 2021

Rich suspected criminals whose assets are frozen ‘should no longer receive legal aid’

Partner Brian Swan examines recent proposals by the Law Commission to stop rich suspected criminals from receiving legal aid and discusses how this proposal seeks to reverse the position implemented by the Proceeds of Crime […]

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Stokoe news header - royal courts

01 Mar 2021

Rich suspected criminals whose assets are frozen ‘should no longer receive legal aid’