John J Burke

John J Burke

John J Burke is a pupil barrister at Legis Chambers. He previously served as an Assistant District Attorney and a defence attorney in Massachusetts. Selected by the American Inns of Court as one of two Pegasus Scholars to study English law in 2019, Burke applied to transfer to the Bar of England and Wales. He was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2021.

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Why Prince Andrew settled

John J Burke, an American defence counsel recently transferred to the Bar of England and Wales, offers an insight into why Prince Andrew was wise to avoid sitting for a deposition which would have been a high-stakes gamble

01 March 2022
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