2020 | Ian Leist QC advised and assisted Joyce Banda and President Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera in their successful campaign to overturn the government of Peter Muthrika and rerun the presidential election in Malawi.
2020 | On Wednesday 13th May, Ian Leist QC helped Professor Alex Broadbent organise the COVID -19 Webinar event at the University of Johannesburg by securing the participation of Dr Joyce Banda, former President of Malawi, which focused on the economic consequences of ‘lockdown’ in Africa. The event included Professor Johan Grieseke, an infectious disease epidemiologist and leading consultant on the Swedish model. Click here.
2000-2010 | Ian represented members of the Parachute Regiment at the Bloody Sunday Inquiry
R v M | Islamic terrorism case In Manchester and Court of Appeal and House of Lords.
R v L, F, S & R | 4 handed murder at the Old Baily in 2015 where a joint enterprise/conspiracy was dismissed at half time.