Graham Huntley has been chairman of the Capital Cases Charitable Trust since its inception. Graham is a senior commercial and financial markets litigator who has previously headed his firm’s investment banking and funds dispute resolution practice and been a president of the London Solicitors Litigation Association. Graham has consistently been identified as one of the UK’s highest ranking commercial litigators and banking litigators and in particular in The Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession and Legal 500. He is also identified as a “leading practitioner” in International Commercial Litigation and is identified as one of the World’s Leading Business Lawyers.
Graham has been involved in capital case work since 1997 when he became the first secretary of the London Panel of lawyers handling appeals to the Privy Council for prisoners on death row in the Commonwealth Caribbean. Graham has made a number of visits to Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago to pursue death row initiatives. He is also involved in a number of other charitable products including the Royal Courts of Justice Advice Bureau (of which Graham has been a director since the mid-1990s) and the London Legal Support Trust, Graham has handled Death Row cases both in the Privy Council and in the UN Committee on Human Rights.
Graham holds a BA from the University of Durham and qualified as a solicitor with Lovells, White & King in 1986.