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Queen's Counsel

Silk

1994
Call

1975

Antony Shaw QC

Antony Shaw QC

Tony Shaw QC has been described as ‘An intellectual powerhouse.’Legal 500 UK (2021) ‘ …magnificent, approachable, funny and very bright ...
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Silk

2017
Call

1996

Gillian Jones QC

Gillian Jones QC

Listed in the Hot 100 list 2021, produced by The Lawyer Magazine. Winner of Crime Silk of the year for ...
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Silk

1993
Call

1969

Richard Sutton QC

Richard Sutton QC

Owing to his vast experience and consequential deep understanding of the criminal law and its developments, Richard Sutton QC boasts ...
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Silk

1998
Call

1979

David Etherington QC

David Etherington QC

David Etherington QC is an established criminal and regulatory barrister with over 35 years’ experience.  He was previously Head of ...
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Silk

2001
Call

1978

Jeremy Benson QC

Jeremy Benson QC

Jeremy Benson QC is an accomplished silk with over thirty years’ experience both prosecuting and defending in fact heavy, complex ...
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Silk

2003
Call

1980

Jonathan Fisher QC

Jonathan Fisher QC

Jonathan Fisher QC is ranked as a leading barrister in Band 1 for Business / Financial Crime and Proceeds of ...
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Silk

2009
Call

1985

Simon Spence QC

Simon Spence QC

Simon Spence QC undertakes an even mix of prosecuting and defending work across Suffolk, Essex, Norfolk and London. Before taking ...
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Silk

2009
Call

1978

Robert Woodcock QC

Robert Woodcock QC

Robert Woodcock QC has nearly 40 years of criminal law experience. He is an expert within his field and has ...
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Silk

2007 (Solicitor advocate) RoI: 2020
Call

2016 NI:2009 RoI: 2019

Barra McGrory QC SC

Barra McGrory QC SC

Barra McGrory is a barrister of unrivalled experience in the areas of criminal law and public inquiry work. His early ...
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Silk

2010
Call

1986

Jane Bewsey QC

Jane Bewsey QC

Jane Bewsey principally prosecutes in serious and complex corporate fraud, money laundering and tax cases instructed by the CPS and ...
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Silk

2011
Call

1988

Rosina Cottage QC

Rosina Cottage QC

Legal 500 2017 Crime Silk of the Year Rosina is a highly respected Silk whose reputation for excellence has led ...
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Silk

2015
Call

1995

Riel Karmy-Jones QC

Riel Karmy-Jones QC

Riel is ranked in the Legal 500 in tier 1 for crime, her principal area of practice. She was nominated ...
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Silk

2017
Call

1992

Kate Bex QC

Kate Bex QC

She is enormously talented, great to work with, down to earth and pragmatic. She has a backbone of steel   ...
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Silk

2017
Call

1993

Edmund Vickers QC

Edmund Vickers QC

Ed is ranked in Chambers UK and the Legal 500 as a ‘Leading Silk’, and is described as ‘An excellent ...
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Silk

2018
Call

1987

David Walbank QC

David Walbank QC

According to the Legal 500 2019, David Walbank QC is “An advocate of exceptional ability… he possesses a first-class legal ...
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Silk

2018
Call

1993

Jennifer Dempster QC

Jennifer Dempster QC

Jenni is a very experienced and extremely able advocate whose practice primarily involves defending in cases involving murder, serious sexual ...
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Silk

2018
Call

1993

Tom Forster QC

Tom Forster QC

Tom Forster QC is commended as “a really intelligent and diligent silk who gains the trust of judges with his ...
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Silk

2018
Call

1993

Barnaby Jameson QC

Barnaby Jameson QC

Barnaby Jameson is a sought after barrister based predominantly at the Old Bailey.  He specialises in: Terrorism and counter-terrorism Terrorist ...
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Silk

2018
Call

1994

Adam Wiseman QC

Adam Wiseman QC

Adam Wiseman QC specialises in Financial Services Regulation, Investigations, Fraud, Inquests & Crime. Recognised by Chambers & Partners and Legal ...
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Silk

2019
Call

1991

Christopher Paxton QC

Christopher Paxton QC

“Clever, assertive and hardworking with genuine silk presence in court.” – Legal 500 (2020) “A passionate, enthusiastic prosecutor excellent at ...
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Silk

2019
Call

1994

Michelle Nelson QC

Michelle Nelson QC

Michelle Nelson defends and prosecutes across the criminal spectrum.  She has a strong background in prosecuting and has prosecuted in ...
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Silk

2019
Call

1996

Michael Goodwin QC

Michael Goodwin QC

Michael Goodwin QC is highly regarded as an expert in business and financial crime, and serious crime cases. The Legal ...
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Silk

2020
Call

1992

Allison Clare QC

Allison Clare QC

Allison is Head of the Business Crime & Fraud Practice Group in Chambers. She specialises in all aspects of corporate ...
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Silk

2020
Call

1998

Cameron Brown QC

Cameron Brown QC

Cameron specialises in the most serious fraud, corruption and Company Act cases. Recognised in the Legal 500, he is known ...
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Silk

2020
Call

1992

Jonathan Sandiford QC

Jonathan Sandiford QC

Prior to taking Silk Jonathan was a CPS Grade 4 Prosecutor with over 25 years’ experience, in complex and sensitive ...
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Silk

2021
Call

2001

Hannah Willcocks QC

Hannah Willcocks QC

Hannah Willcocks is a specialist advocate in serious, financial and regulatory crime, cited as being ‘a first-class advocate and excellent ...
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Silk

(Honoris Causa) 2013
Call

2002

Professor David Ormerod QC (Hon)

Professor David Ormerod QC (Hon)

Described in Counsel (April 2017) towards the end of his tenure as Criminal Law Commissioner for England and Wales as ...
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Junior Counsel

Call

1982

Lori Tucker

Lori Tucker

Lori joined chambers in 2010, bringing with her 24 years’ experience as a CPS prosecutor. She spent her last years ...
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Call

1983

Janine Sheff

Janine Sheff

Janine has excellent communication skills and detailed knowledge built up over 30 years at the Bar which she applies when ...
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Call

1983

Cyrus Shroff

Cyrus Shroff

Cyrus Shroff appears on the CPS List of Advocates at Grade 4 but undertakes work both as defence and prosecution ...
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Call

1985

Brendan Morris

Brendan Morris

Brendan Morris is a criminal law practitioner with extensive experience of prosecuting complex, multi handed cases, including corporate fraud, serious ...
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Call

1986

John Lyons

John Lyons

John Lyons specialises exclusively in criminal defence, in particular white collar crime and commercial fraud. He also acts for those ...
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Call

1986

Andrew Marshall

Andrew Marshall

Andrew Marshall is a committed and highly-experienced barrister sought both for his advice and advocacy. Andrew was made Recorder of ...
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Call

1986

Sailesh Mehta

Sailesh Mehta

Sailesh Mehta prosecutes and defends in some of the most complex cases in the Crown Courts and Appellate Court. He ...
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Call

1986

David Young

David Young

David is a highly accomplished barrister, who has consistently defended in high profile complex criminal trials. He provides strong representation ...
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Call

1986

Steven Dyble

Steven Dyble

Steven Dyble’s practice covers all areas of criminal defence work with a particular emphasis on homicide, sexual offences, drugs, fraud ...
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Call

1988

Ken Millett

Ken Millett

Ken,  has for many years been an experienced leading junior in all aspects of the field of general crime, both ...
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Call

1990

Richard Beynon

Richard Beynon

Richard Beynon has a wide experience of criminal litigation, specialising over a number of years in the prosecution of large ...
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Call

1991

Michael Skelley

Michael Skelley

Michael Skelley has established a reputation as an accomplished jury advocate. He specialises in a broad spectrum of criminal defence ...
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Call

1991

Andrew Thompson

Andrew Thompson

Andrew appears most often in cases where serious sexual offences are alleged, in particular those involving vulnerable or child witnesses, ...
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Call

1992

Michael Epstein

Michael Epstein

Over the last few years Michael Epstein has focused solely on heavy criminal defence work, particularly cases involving corruption, large ...
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Call

1992

Valerie Charbit

Valerie Charbit

Valerie’s diverse practice spans serious criminal cases involving sexual offences and murder/manslaughter, fraud, health and safety and professional disciplinary proceedings ...
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Call

1993

Rufus D'Cruz

Rufus D’Cruz

Rufus D’Cruz is an able, experienced leading junior who is instructed to prosecute and defend in serious, complex, multi-handed criminal, ...
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Call

1993

Nicola May

Nicola May

Nicola is an experienced senior junior who both prosecutes and defends in the full spectrum of serious cases encompassing murder, ...
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Call

1993

Ian McLoughlin

Ian McLoughlin

Ian has built a reputation as a leading junior who both prosecutes and defends in serious criminal trials. In addition ...
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Call

1994

Alistair Fell

Alistair Fell

Alistair is a proficient criminal practitioner with substantial experience of prosecuting and defending in criminal cases. He now specialises in ...
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Call

1994

Richard Kelly

Richard Kelly

Richard is a fearless advocate who acts for both the prosecution and the defence. Early years of practice included work ...
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Call

1995

Stephen Rose

Stephen Rose

Stephen is a specialist criminal practitioner who both prosecutes and defends in serious crime. He lives in Essex and appears ...
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Call

1997

Stephen Requena

Stephen Requena

Stephen has a wealth of experience in defending and prosecuting fraud and corporate crime, sexual offences, organised crime, serious violence ...
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Call

1998

David Miller

David Miller

David Miller is a defence advocate with detailed knowledge of police procedure and investigative techniques, with particular expertise in disclosure ...
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Call

1998

Louis-Peter Moll

Louis-Peter Moll

Louis Moll is currently on sabbatical and intends to return to practice in due course. Louis Moll is an experienced ...
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Call

1998

Tom Payne

Tom Payne

Tom Payne specialises in financial crime, particularly cases involving complex issues of taxation, accountancy and money laundering. He is routinely ...
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Call

1999

Rebecca Chalkley

Rebecca Chalkley

Rebecca specialises in all areas of financial crime and commercial wrong-doing. Her areas of expertise include Insider Dealing, Bribery & ...
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Call

2000

Marcus Rickard

Marcus Rickard

Marcus has an accomplished set of skills plus commercial experience which is fuelling his growing practice and reputation. His most ...
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Call

2000

Felicia Davy

Felicia Davy

Felicia is ranked in the 2019, 2020 and 2021 editions of the Legal 500 as a leading junior in both ...
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Call

2001

Mathew Dance

Mathew Dance

Mathew is instructed as both leading and junior counsel for the defence, and is very experienced in highly complex and ...
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Call

2001

Paul Evans

Paul Evans

Paul has significant experience and expertise in providing advice and advocacy in sensitive and high profile criminal cases. He specialises ...
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Call

2001

Priyadarshani Khanna

Priyadarshani Khanna

Priya Khanna has over 16 years of experience in prosecution and defence work during which she developed a busy practice ...
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Call

2001

Serena Gates

Serena Gates

Serena was appointed as a Treasury Counsel Monitoree in September 2021 and was ranked in the Legal 500 2020 and ...
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Call

2001

Marc Brown

Marc Brown

Marc is an experienced criminal practitioner who prosecutes and defends as both a leading and led junior across the range ...
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Call

2003

Faras Baloch

Faras Baloch

Faras is a specialist in the most serious cases of financial crime. He acts for and against companies and senior ...
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Call

2003

Guy Bowden

Guy Bowden

Guy acts as leading or junior counsel in substantial fraud cases and has done so for the past five years ...
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Call

2003

Emma Gargitter

Emma Gargitter

Emma practises in criminal, regulatory and public law. She combines an eye for detail with hard work, seeking always to ...
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Call

2003

Jamie Sawyer

Jamie Sawyer

Jamie has extensive general crime experience, regularly appearing in courts, defending and prosecuting throughout Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk. His practice principally ...
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Call

2014
Solicitor

2003

Nina Tavakoli

Nina Tavakoli

“An extremely knowledgeable practitioner, who is a warm person with a great manner about her. She’s a real star in ...
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Call

2003

Hal Watson

Hal Watson

A versatile, highly capable advocate, with a meticulous approach to evidential preparation and presentation, specialising in serious fraud and complex ...
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Call

2004

James Holland

James Holland

James is a criminal defence practitioner, a specialist at defending highly complex financial prosecutions and allegations of serious violent crime.   ...
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Call

2004

Jack Talbot

Jack Talbot

Jack is an accomplished and collaborative advocate who both defends and prosecutes at a senior level. Since 2016 the Legal ...
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Call

2004

Jane Oldfield

Jane Oldfield

Jane is currently ranked in the Legal 500 as a leading junior at the London Bar in both Crime and ...
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Call

2004

Edward Renvoize

Edward Renvoize

Ed Renvoize specialises in serious criminal work. His particular focus is fraud and organised crime cases, but his broad workload ...
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Call

2004

Hugh French

Hugh French

Hugh is a highly effective and persuasive advocate who specialises in providing advice and representation in serious and complex cases ...
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Call

2005

Max Baines

Max Baines

Max is ranked as a Leading Junior in financial crime, business and regulatory crime (including global investigations), and sport. “Max ...
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Call

2005

Trevor Archer

Trevor Archer

Trevor Archer specialises in complex investigations, particularly those relating to financial crime prosecuted by the SFO, the Insolvency Service, HMRC, ...
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Call

2005

Jamie Sharma

Jamie Sharma

Jamie Sharma practices in five principal areas of law: Global Investigations Financial Crime and Regulation Tax Civil Fraud Public Law ...
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Call

2005

Klentiana Mahmutaj

Klentiana Mahmutaj

Klentiana practises in criminal law, human rights and international arbitration, with a focus on investment arbitration. She also has substantial ...
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Call

2006

Mary Cowe

Mary Cowe

Mary has an established practice in fraud and financial crime. She regularly prosecutes complex, multi-handed cases which require advocacy that ...
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Call

2007

Bethan Rogers

Bethan Rogers

Bethan has a busy criminal practice, in both prosecution and defence work. She is particularly experienced in cases involving defendants ...
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Call

2007

Leo Seelig

Leo Seelig

Ranked as a leading barrister in legal directories, Leo practises in all areas of criminal and regulatory law. He advises ...
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Call

2008

David Claxton

David Claxton

David has been ranked as a leading junior by Legal 500 in the following practice areas: Business Crime, Regulatory Crime and Global ...
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Call

2008

Aneurin Brewer

Aneurin Brewer

Aneurin has developed a well-deserved reputation as a tenacious and conscientious advocate with a down to earth demeanour and a ...
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Call

2008

Naomi Parsons

Naomi Parsons

Naomi acts in criminal, regulatory and public law cases. In recent years, her criminal practise has focused on financial crime ...
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Call

2008

Dr Alexis Dite

Dr Alexis Dite

Alexis acts in both criminal and regulatory cases, with an emphasis on criminal cases dealing with financial crime and regulatory ...
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Call

2009

Laura Kenyon

Laura Kenyon

Laura is a robust advocate, whose meticulous approach to preparation allows her to present cases concisely and persuasively.  She has ...
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Call

2009

Matthew Sorel-Cameron

Matthew Sorel-Cameron

Matthew is a robust and persuasive advocate, who brings a forensic approach to cases. His skill, tactical acumen and judgement ...
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Call

2010

Daniel Robinson

Daniel Robinson

Daniel has built a broad practice encompassing crime, road traffic and regulatory work. He appears in a range of courts ...
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Call

2010

Joanna Hardy-Susskind

Joanna Hardy-Susskind

Joanna is ranked in the 2019, 2020 and 2021 editions of the Legal 500 as a leading junior in general ...
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Call

2010

Rachel Naylor

Rachel Naylor

Rachel practises in serious crime and public law. She combines an eye for detail and meticulous preparation with clear, tactically ...
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Call

2010

Lauren Sales

Lauren Sales

The hallmarks of Lauren’s advocacy are preparation and determination. She is a hard-working and committed barrister, single-minded about achieving the ...
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Call

2010

Marilyn Vitte

Marilyn Vitte

Marilyn provides advice and representation in all areas of criminal and regulatory law. She is a skilled, astute and persuasive ...
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Call

2011

Sam Roake

Sam Roake

Sam is typically instructed in large and complex investigations & inquiries into corporates and individuals. In addition to his public ...
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Call

2011

Genevieve Reed

Genevieve Reed

Genevieve is a tenacious barrister with excellent advocacy skills. She appears in the Crown Court and Court of Appeal, as ...
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Call

2011

Matthew Bainbridge

Matthew Bainbridge

Matthew prosecutes and defends in the Crown Court and has experience of appearing in the High Court. He specialises in ...
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Call

2017
Solicitor

(Aus) 2011

Anita Clifford

Anita Clifford

Anita is highly approachable and ranked in the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners for Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 ...
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Call

2012

Leila Chaker

Leila Chaker

Leila has built a busy practice prosecuting and defending in criminal and regulatory cases.  She is a tenacious advocate who ...
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Call

2012

Joe Bird

Joe Bird

Joe maintains a busy, sound practice prosecuting and defending across the full range of criminal offences.  He brings focused preparation, ...
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Call

2012

Jade Bucklow

Jade Bucklow

Jade has returned to the Bar after 8 years working in a senior decision making and advisory role, as a ...
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Call

2012

Dan Taylor

Dan Taylor

Dan is a robust and tenacious advocate, with experience of defending and prosecuting in cases across the criminal spectrum, including ...
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Call

2013

Lucy Ginsberg

Lucy Ginsberg

Lucy is a tenacious barrister with an impressive academic background. She brings tactical acumen to all her cases and offers ...
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Call

2013

Sophie Quinton-Carter

Sophie Quinton-Carter

Sophie is a dedicated advocate with a busy criminal and regulatory practice. Sophie has experience across a wide range of ...
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Call

2014

Tim Kiely

Tim Kiely

Tim manages a busy criminal practice across a wide range of matters in both the Crown and Magistrates’ Courts. He ...
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Call

2014

Zoë Chapman

Zoë Chapman

Zoë enjoys a busy practice both defending and prosecuting in the Crown and Magistrates’ Courts. She has experience across a ...
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Call

2015

Andrew Herd

Andrew Herd

Andrew is a criminal and regulatory barrister. He is able to provide advice and representation at every stage of a ...
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Call

2015
Call Canada

1983 Alberta

Laura Hoyano

Laura Hoyano

After many years of trial and appellate advocacy experience at the Canadian Bar (Alberta Bar 1983), Laura Hoyano has developed ...
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Call

2015

Faye Rolfe

Faye Rolfe

Faye Rolfe is a determined advocate with an eye for detail. She has a busy practice across the range of ...
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Call

2016

Aimee Riese

Aimee Riese

Aimee is able to provide advice and representation, employing her strategic acumen, to all stages of complex investigations and cases ...
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Call

2016

Francesca Kirby

Francesca Kirby

Francesca has a busy criminal practice defending and prosecuting a broad range of offences in the Crown Court and Magistrates ...
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Call

2016

Nicholas Hall

Nicholas Hall

Nicholas is a determined barrister and a fierce advocate. He is regularly instructed to prosecute and defend in criminal and ...
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Call

2017

Sam Smart

Sam Smart

Sam Smart is regularly instructed to defend and prosecute a wide range of offences, covering both general crime and fraud ...
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Call

2017

Caroline Baker

Caroline Baker

A confident, tenacious and likeable advocate, Caroline has defended and prosecuted in a wide range of criminal matters.  She is regularly instructed ...
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Call

2018

Tom Davies

Tom Davies

Tom has a broad range of experience as a junior barrister acting on behalf of both the prosecution and defence ...
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Call

2019

Letitia Egan

Letitia Egan

Letitia has a busy practice across the Magistrates’, Youth and Crown courts, both prosecuting and defending. In addition to Crime, ...
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Call

2020

Joshua Ellis

Joshua Ellis

Joshua is an effective and approachable advocate, noted for his client care and strong tactical mind. He is developing a ...
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Call

2021

Alex Benn

Alex Benn

Alex acts for defendants at all stages of criminal proceedings. Alex has represented defendants at trial in a wide range ...
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