Ian Metcalfe

Year of Call:
1985
Practice Areas:
  • Crime
  • "Heading up the set's criminal team, he is highly experienced at both prosecuting and defending cases. He regularly undertakes the most serious of criminal matters, including murder, manslaughter, rape, drug supply, money laundering and sexual assault."

    Chambers and Partners 2018





    • Profile

      Ian is a specialist criminal barrister and is the Head of the Cobden House Criminal Department. 

      He appears in the Crown Court for both the Defence and Crown, (category 4 prosecutor).

      He has extensive experience in all aspects of criminal law with a particular emphasis in the following:- 

      • Murder, Manslaughter and other serious violent offences
      • Rape & Sexual Assault 
      • Importation and Supply of Class A Drugs
      • Money Laundering 
      • Fatal Motoring Offences
      • Kidnapping
      • Armed Robbery
      • Arson


      Ian is also an area council member of the British Boxing Board of Control

    • Career

      Ranked as a Leading Criminal Practitioner 
      Chambers and Partners 2018