Ian Cook specialises in Criminal Law and has represented defendants in numerous trials on indictment including serious violence, drugs conspiracies and high value dishonesty cases at the Crown Court and at the Court of Appeal (Criminal Division).
Ian has been instructed as junior advocate on cases where the defendants have been charged with murder and manslaughter by gross negligence.
He joined Chambers in 2018 and after practising as a Higher Courts Advocate for 8 years.
Conducted trial for a defendant facing an allegation of Arson relating to the destruction of iconic Leeds City Centre building. The total damage was in excess of £6 million.
Defendant charged as part of a multi million pound conspiracy to import, produce and distribute steroid products.
Led by Paul Greaney QC where defendant faced allegation of Murder which was charged 14 years after the killing. Case raised interesting sentencing issues regarding the correct approach to adopt in sentencing such cases.
Defendant faced a trial in respect of an organized and sophisticated car ringing scheme valued at several million pounds.
Represented a defendant charged with a domestic attempted murder.