Stefan Hyman

Introduction

Stefan prosecutes and defends in the Crown Court and youth courts. In 2018, he was seconded to CPS London where he litigated cases involving complex fraud and serious violence. He is a CPS Panel Advocate at Level 2. Stefan is on the CPS Extradition Panel at Level 1. He is currently instructed as a disclosure junior in a carousel fraud valued at £80 million.

Stefan receives instructions to represent requested persons in extradition proceedings. He has also advised film/television production on law and procedure in the criminal courts. He has a particular interest in aviation law, including crimes committed aboard aircraft.

He is qualified to represent members of the public directly in accordance with the Bar Council’s Direct Access Scheme.

Background and expertise

Prior to joining Chambers, Stefan worked for a law firm specialising in public law matters. In 2015, he was involved in litigation against the Iraq Inquiry. Following periods living and working in South America, Stefan speaks fluent (oral and written) Spanish.

Notable cases

R v SF

Following guilty pleas at PTPH to six dwelling burglaries and threats to cause criminal damage, Stefan obtained a sentence of four years’ custody for a prolific domestic burglar accused of a series of category one offences.

Crown Court at Snaresbrook.

CPS v AB

Stefan successfully prosecuted a two-day domestic violence trial in which the defendant was accused of assaulting his girlfriend and his eleven year old son. The case involved vulnerable witness handling. Willesden Magistrates' Court

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CPS v DP

Stefan successfully defended a client accused of domestic assault by opposing a special measures application for the complainant and introducing the complainant’s bad character. During the trial, he cross-examined a nine-year old witness who admitted that the complainant had told him what to say.

Colchester Magistrates’ Court.

Prizes

  • Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn, Buchan Prize for BPTC Result (2015).
  • Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn, Lord Denning Scholarship for the BPTC (2014).
  • Organization of American States, Best Participant in the Model OAS (2010).
  • University of Edinburgh, Special Distinction in Spoken Spanish (2009)

PUBLICATIONS

Disclosure - Essential to a Fair Trial

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PROFILE: Stefan Hyman

Year called

2015

Contact

020 7489 2727

Education

City Law School (2015), Bar Professional Training Course, Outstanding.

City Law School (2015), Graduate Diploma in Law, Commendation.

King’s College London (2010), MA in War Studies, Distinction.

University of Edinburgh (2009), MA (Hons.) in European History and Spanish, First-class with Honours.

Memberships

The Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn

The Criminal Bar Association

The British-Spanish Law Association

Appointments

CPS Panel (Grade 2)

CPS Extradition Panel (Grade 1)

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