Ieuan Rees

Ieuan Rees

Called to bar: 
Gray’s Inn
01792 464623
Conducts cases in both English and Welsh

In April 2009, Ieuan returned to Angel Chambers after an 11 year period during which he practiced in Cardiff.

Practice areas

Criminal law

A Grade 4 Prosecutor since 1995, he has extensive experience in all aspects of criminal law and has both prosecuted and defended cases of murder, manslaughter, serious fraud, drug importation and serious sexual offences.

Reported cases:

  • R-v-Hills, Davies and Pomfrey (2008) EWCA CRIM 1821 (Consecutive Indeterminate Sentences)

Very high costs cases (VHCC’s):

  • R-v-Reynolds – Fraud
  • R-v-Harris – Importation of Class A Drugs
  • R-v-Adjewole – Operation Jasmine (Part 1) – Nursing Home Abuse

Other notable cases:

  • R-v-Hearn – Fraud
  • R-v-Strain – £3 Million Fuel Laundering Case
  • R-v-Salisa – Operation Jasmine (Part 2) – Nursing Home Abuse
  • R-v-Webb & Others – Paedophile Ring
  • R-v-Evans – Munchausen's Syndrome by Proxy

Among the contentious issues with which he has had to deal with are Munchausen's Syndrome by Proxy, the onset of rigor mortis in geriatric patients and the chemical composition of propulsion for cars.

Ieuan is a fluent Welsh Speaker and has conducted cases on behalf of both the prosecution and defence in the Crown Court through the medium of Welsh.

  • Criminal Bar Association
  • Wales and Chester Circuit
  • B.Sc (Econ)