Annual General Meeting and Friends Dinner 2021 Speaker Ian Kelcey

Date: 29/09/21

Time: 5.30pm

Venue: Barber-Surgeons Hall, Monkwell Square, Wood Street, London EC2Y 5BL


Notorious for secretly cutting women’s hair on buses and in cinemas, Danilo Restivo was jailed for the 2002 murder of Heather Barnett. Breakthroughs in DNA evidence linked Restivo to a murder in Italy nine years previously.

Ian Kelcey has specialised in Criminal Defence practice since 1990 and is the Senior Partner at Kelcey and Hall. Ian was President of Bristol Law Society in 2001 and Chairman of the Criminal Law Solicitors Association from 2002 to 2004. He has been a Council member of the Law Society since 2004, and was Chairman of the Law Society Criminal Law Committee between 2007-11. He was again appointed Joint Chair of the Committee in 2017. Ian has defended in many high profile cases including the defence of Danilo Restivo, Vincent Tabak (Joanna Yeates murder) and Christopher Hampton (Melanie Road Murder). @BAFS_education Upcoming events

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