James Hasslacher

In-house Barrister

James Hasslacher

In-house Barrister

James Hasslacher was called to the bar in 1993 and practised from chambers at 4 Breams Buildings before joining MK Law in 2016.

James’s biography

As a barrister James has dedicated his practice to defence work. He initially specialised in representing those charged with serious sexual offences. He then extended his practice to defend charges of major drug importation, computer virus fraud, VAT fraud, murder and kidnapping. He is qualified and experienced in the cross-examination of vulnerable witnesses. More recently James has been instructed with respect to matters involving offences contrary to the Terrorism Act 2006.

James has appeared in the High Court and Court of Appeal advocating in guideline cases. He has argued successfully for fair trials and appealing excessive sentences.

He is always cares passionately about every outcome for his trials and provides assurance that every argument is persuasively presented.

James Hasslacher
In-house Barrister
0208 692 2694
Solicitor since: 1993
With MK Law since: 2016


Just some of James’s reviews

Some of James’s notable cases

Multi-handed murder allegation at the Old Bailey involving youth defendants – R v M
£12 million VAT fraud – R v O
Attempted murder – R v B
Kidnapping and 6 year serial rape – R v V
Courier Fraud – R v D
Kidnapping – R v N
Possession of firearms with intent to endanger life – R v B
Aggravated burglary – R v O
Dissemination of Terrorist Material – R v K
GBH with intent – R v O
Child cruelty – R v G