Graham Huston has been for immersed in crime as a solicitor and as counsel for over 30 years.
He is a Grade 4 CPS Prosecutor.
Graham is regarded as being a very careful advocate who is particularly adept at dealing with sensitive and complex cases. He has appeared as leading counsel in a number of cases and as junior counsel alone in several murder cases for both the prosecution and defence.
Graham regularly appears in the Court of Appeal. He is instructed by the CPS and solicitors acting for Defendants throughout the East Midlands, West Midlands and East Anglia. He has been a Recorder since 2009.
Before being called to the Bar in 1991 Graham was a solicitor at Offenbach & Co having conduct of a substantial case load of very serious crime including very large scale drug importations.
Graham frequently prosecutes multi handed cases and is often instructed to prosecute cases of a sensitive nature involving child complainants and adult complainants of particular vulnerability.
He has been instructed at Court Martial trials in Germany and in the UK.
He is regularly instructed to prosecute and defend serious sex cases, frequently involving historical allegations.
He is very experienced in the handling of young and/ or vulnerable witnesses and has experience of cases involving the use of an intermediary.
He is well known as being diligent and thorough in his preparation of cases and is often the first choice of advocate in particularly distressing cases involving a history of mental ill health, including cases of cruelty to children, fatal baby shaking cases and the murder of one or both parents. He is also frequently instructed in cases of death by dangerous driving.
He has prosecuted and defended whether as junior counsel or alone in countless murder, attempt murder and manslaughter cases.
Graham has a wealth of experience in all aspects of criminal law, reflected in his being appointed as a Recorder in 2009.
Multi handed money laundering following fraud where elderly victims duped into transferring the contents of their bank accounts to the fraudsters who they believed to be police officers from Scotland Yard. Prosecuting. Guilty pleas and convictions on all defendants with trial of 3 defendants outstanding.
Building society employee helping herself to funds in customers’ accounts.
Conspiracy to supply firearm and ammunition.
Multi complainant sexual assaults.
Rare s.30 SOA 2003 (Sexual activity with a person with a mental disorder impeding choice) prosecution - multi complainant case of sexual assault on vulnerable adults.
Murder of father. Deemed fit to plead. Plea to manslaughter.
Traveller slavery/ forced labour case. Guilty plea. Successful appeal against sentence in CACD.
Allegations of physical and sexual abuse at local authority care home in 1970s. Particularly damaged complainants. Prosecuting.
Familial child sexual abuse.
Aggravated burglary and s.18 GBH.
Rape and buggery of child.
Death by careless driving.
Popular childrens’ entertainer serial child molester.
On line grooming.
Familial sexual abuse from 1070’s.
Sexual assault on child with learning difficulties.
Familial sexual abuse.
Murder. Guilty plea.
Historic allegations of sexual abuse. Church of England Canon.
Health and Safety - pollution from fires at site.
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