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Callum Morgan

Year of call: 2012

Education:

Bar Professional Training Course – Manchester Metropolitan University, 2012

Graduate Diploma in Law – Manchester Metropolitan University, 2011

BA (Hons). History – University of Leeds, 2010

Areas Of Work:

Callum completed pupillage with the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) in 2017. During his first six months of pupillage Callum worked closely with prosecution counsel involved in prosecutions of serious offences including attempted murder, wounding with intent, and non-recent sexual offences committed against a child. During his second six months of pupillage Callum appeared regularly in the Crown Court prosecuting appeals, sentences, and bail applications. 

Following the completion of pupillage Callum remained in the CPS, working firstly as a Crown Prosecutor and later a Senior Crown Prosecutor. Callum has extensive experience appearing in busy magistrates’ courts prosecuting a range of offences including assaults, bladed articles, and motoring. Callum also spent time as part of the dedicated team prosecuting offences arising from the Extinction Rebellion protests.

Callum has experience as a reviewing lawyer in the Rape and Serious Sexual Offences Unit where he had conduct of an extensive caseload of serious and complex cases. In this role Callum provided early investigative advice to the police, made charging decisions, and prepared cases for trial. This role has developed Callum’s skills in dealing with complex disclosure.

 

Cases 

R v A: Trial advocate in an allegation of assault by beating committed against a disabled hospital patient by a nurse. The complainant had died of unrelated complications before the trial and his statement was successfully adduced as hearsay. 

R v A: Trial advocate in an allegation of assault by beating committed against the defendant’s partner where issues of self-defence and fabrication were alleged by the defence. 

R v B: Trial advocate in an allegation of possession of a bladed article. This case involved issues of reasonable excuse and self-defence. 

R v B: Reviewing lawyer in allegation of sexual activity with a child. This case involved establishing that the activity complained of was intentional and sexual.

R v G: Reviewing lawyer in an allegation of rape. This case involved the use of toxicology evidence to demonstrate that the complainant’s high blood-alcohol at the time of the incident level meant that she was incapable of consenting. 

R v K: Trial advocate in an allegation of non-dwelling burglary. Involved the use of forensic evidence to establish that the defendant had entered the premises as a trespasser. 

R v M: Trial advocate in an allegation of assault by beating committed against a child by a stranger in a shop. Required to adduce evidence from a vulnerable witness. 

R v M: Reviewing lawyer for multiple allegations of sexual offences committed against children. Required the drafting of a multiple incident count indictment and joinder. Guilty pleas entered after joinder.  

R v R: Trial advocate in an allegation for theft from vehicle and criminal damage. Involved the use of forensic evidence recovered from a movable object to establish that the defendant had entered the victim’s vehicle.

 

Experience prior to pupillage

Prior to pupillage Callum worked as a Costs draftsman and advocate. Callum acted for claimant and defendant parties where he was instructed to provide advice, draft budgets, bills, points of dispute, points of reply, conduct settlement negotiations, and appear at costs assessment hearings. 

 

Interests

Callum is a keen cyclist, and plays lacrosse. 

 

Mr Callum Morgan is regulated by the Bar Standards Board, holds a current practising certificate and his details can be found on the BSB’s Barrister Register https://www.barstandardsboard.org.uk/regulatory-requirements/the-barristers'-register/

Mr Callum Morgan holds insurance cover for all legal services supplied through professional indemnity insurance with the Bar Mutual Indemnity Fund (BMIF) The coverage is worldwide subject to their terms which are available on their website https://www.barmutual.co.uk/

Mr Callum Morgan is registered with the Information Commissioners office under the Data Protection Act https://ico.org.uk/

If you are not satisfied with the service that Mr Callum Morgan provides you can make a complaint to Chambers. Information on Chambers Complaints Procedure is available on Chambers website www.9kbw.com/about-us/complaints-procedure

If you are not satisfied with the response you receive from Chambers you may complain to the Legal Ombudsman (This must be done within the time limits set out) The contact details can be found on the Legal Ombudsman’s website  http://www.legalombudsman.org.uk/

 

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News

George Skinner is awarded the Neville Laski from the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple.
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Callum Morgan successful in application to join the CPS Advocate Panel
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Further success for 9 KBW in applications to join the Crown Prosecution Service Advocate Panel
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Daniel Cohen successful in Court of Appeal case
Daniel Cohen successfully appealed to the Court of Appeal against his client's sentence for assault by penetration. The sentence was found to be manifestly excessive and accordingly, was reduced by 18 months.

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