Gordon Aspden QC’s background is in general common law.
His intellectual ability was marked out early on when he was awarded the prestigious Scarman scholarship, having come top in the Bar examinations.
Gordon is now a vastly experienced advocate who has also practised at the Bar in the Cayman Islands.
In recent years he has specialised in criminal law and public inquiry work. He also leads on fact finding hearings in the Family Division.
Gordon is noted for his incisive and pragmatic approach, his expert handling of demanding and high pressure cases, and his success rate.
Gordon has appeared for the prosecution and defence in numerous serious, complex, and high-profile criminal trials.
Gordon is a vastly experienced advocate who works extremely well with others within lengthy and complex proceedings. As part of his busy practice, he is currently instructed by the Commissioner for the Metropolitan Police Service in the Undercover Policing Inquiry, chaired by Sir John Mitting.
Gordon is experienced in dealing with expert medical evidence, including the causation of subdural haemorrhages, brain injury, and/or death. He represents parties within fact finding hearings in public law care proceedings, where parents are alleged to have caused non-accidental injury or other abuse, and cases of wilful neglect.
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