Ian D. HutchisonAssociate
Between 2001 and 2006 Ian practiced Criminal Law in the United Kingdom.
From 2004 to 2006 he was a Partner at his previous firm, Messrs Goldstones Solicitors.
Ian has represented clients before the Magistrates Court, Crown Court and the Court of Appeal of England Wales.
Ian's practice experience includes has defending clients charged with a wide range offences ranging from minor public order disturbances to large scale drug supply offences, armed robbery and murder.
In 2005 Ian was the solicitor acting in R v Crowley: R v Lllewellyn Attorney Generals Reference Numbers 3 and 4 of 2005, (2005) EWCA Crim 574. The authority now provides sentencing guidance to Courts in England and Wales for the offence of manslaughter.
In 2006 Ian emigrated to Nova Scotia.
In 2007 Ian was admitted to the Nova Scotia Barristers Society.
Ian joined the firm of McKiggan Hebert as an associate in June 2007.
Ian's is currently assisting John McKiggan with his representation of the Survivors of the Shubenacadie Residential School and continuing in his practice of Criminal Defence Law.
Dalhousie Law School, 2007
National Certificate of Accreditation
University of Glamorgan, 1999
Legal Practice Course, Pass with Distinction
Leo Abse and Cohen Legal Practice Prize
University of Glamorgan, 1998
Common Practice Examinations
B.A., Geography, University of Wales, 1997
Second Class Honours, First Division
Jurisdictions Admitted to PracticeNova Scotia, Canada, 2007
England and Wales, 2001
Professional & Bar Association Memberships
The Nova Scotia Barristers Society
Member Since: 2007
Barrister and Solicitor
The Law Society of England and Wales
Member of the Canadian Barristers Association