Rufus Taylor

Year of Call: 1998
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Telephone: 01202 292 102

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Recent cases (2017 – ongoing)

  • R v AV (Winchester CC) – Alleged assault by penetration
  • R v DC (Bournemouth CC) – Alleged historic indecent assaults
  • R v HE (Salisbury CC) – Alleged wounding with intent
  • R v EW (Bournemouth CC) – Alleged sexual assault
  • R v JE (Winchester CC) – Murder
  • R v PL (Bournemouth CC) – Assault by penetration
  • R v RT (Winchester CC) – Alleged rape
  • R v KF (Winchester CC) – Alleged death by dangerous driving
  • R v LS (Taunton CC) – Death by dangerous driving
  • R v DO (Bournemouth) – Historic indecent assaults
  • R v RG (Winchester CC) - Alleged conspiracy to blackmail
  • R v AT (Bournemouth CC) – Alleged rape.


Well known counsel with substantial expertise in fraud cases alongside matters concerning sexual, drug-related and violent offences. He also sits as a Deputy District Judge.
"I was very impressed with his judgement and his preparation was excellent."
Chambers UK 2019/Western (Bar) - Crime - Band 3

Strengths: "He is a tidy performer with a good style."
Chambers UK 2018/Western (Bar) - Crime - Band 3

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Academic qualifications

  • BVC, Inns of Court School of Law
  • Diploma in Law, City University
  • LLB (Hons), Edinburgh University
  • Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken

Professional bodies

  • Criminal Bar Association
  • Western Circuit