Augustine Iro – Head of Chambers
Gus has extensive experience in all aspects of public and private law proceedings.
He regularly deals with public law care cases involving contested removal with allegations of neglect, abuse and non-accidental injury. He also undertakes adoption cases. He predominantly acts for parents but also undertakes work for local authorities and other parties.
Gus accepts instructions in private law cases and deals with all aspects of work in this area including residence and contact disputes between parents.
He also regularly undertakes applications for non molestation orders and PSO’s.
Gus is known for his compassionate approach to clients and is very experienced in dealing with sensitive cases. He is robust but provides professional, practical support to clients to guide them through proceedings.
Gus is a very experienced criminal advocate regularly undertaking cases involving serious offences such as murder, serious assault, drugs offences, sex offences and fraud. He accepts cases funded privately and under legal aid. He also has particular knowledge in defending regulatory offences.
He is vastly experienced in dealing with all aspects of proceeds of crime matters.