Hugo Charlton was called to the Bar in 1978 and has over 20 years experience of criminal and common law practice.
Hugo has undertaken a number of high profile cases including Judicial Reviews and matters of international law. However he is also experienced in the more day to day cases, appearing regularly in the Crown and Magistrates Courts as well as the High Court and other courts and tribunals. He has extensive experience of environmental and social campaigning and speaks on human rights, legal and environmental issues on radio and television.
He is a consultant barrister on the North London Duty Solicitor Scheme, a member of the Panel of Defence Lawyers for The Special Tribunal for the Lebanon and a Legal Advisor to the Kurdish Regional Government’s Genocide Awareness Task Force.
He has recently produced and presented two television documentaries, one on election monitoring in Easter Turkey and the other on environmental issues and post conflict society in Guatemala.