One of Hampshire’s leading criminal barristers.
Andrew Houston is a specialist criminal barrister. Andrew has successfully defended and prosecuted cases of serious violence, fraud, drug and sexual offences.
He is a grade 4 prosecutor.
Since 2005 he has been instructed in numerous murder cases. In this same period he has also dealt with several cases of shaken baby syndrome. He appears daily in the Crown Court and regularly in the Court of Appeal Criminal Division in appeals against sentence and conviction.
He has a particular interest in offences against children, having experience of cases involving fabricated illness, cot deaths, shaken babies, serious physical abuse and neglect. He also has considerable experience of prosecuting serious sexual offences, particularly those involving children and where there is material held by third parties.
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